A driver crashed on I-435 northbound near Woodend Road after his tire lost tread.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report, a 2000 GMC pickup truck was northbound on I-435 about 2:40 p.m. Thursday, March 10, when the driver’s side rear tire lost tread.
The driver lost control, the truck went down an embankment, striking a tree, the trooper’s report stated.
The driver, a 25-year-old man from Paola, Kan., was injured and taken to a hospital, the report said.
Skies will be sunny with a high near 69 today, according to the National Weather Service.
Tonight, there is a 60 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3 a.m., the weather service said. The low will be around 53.
Saturday, there is a 50 percent chance of showers. The high will be near 67, according to the weather service.
The isolated thunderstorms that are possible Saturday afternoon through Sunday night are not expected to be severe weather, according to the weather service. Rainfall is expected to average a quarter of an inch.
Saturday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers with a low of 54, the weather service said.
Sunday, the chance of rain is 60 percent, according to the weather service. The high will be near 70.
Sunday night, it will be mostly cloudy with a low of 51, according to the weather service.
Monday, the high will be near 75 with mostly sunny skies, the weather service said.