One person airlifted after I-35 wreck near BETO Junction

One person was hospitalized after an injury accident in north central Coffey County early Sunday evening.

The wreck happened just after 5:30 pm on Interstate 35 at mile marker 151 northbound, or about 24 miles northeast of Emporia and close to the BETO Junction interchange. The Coffey County Sheriff's Office says the driver was airlifted to KU Medical Center in Kansas City.

Traffic was stopped in both directions for a time afterward.

The driver's name has not been released. Other crash details are pending through the Coffey County Sheriff's Office.

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