Central KS Overnight Morning Wrecks – 2/20/2019

A major winter storm hammered central Kansas on Tuesday leaving behind as much as 10-inches of snow. The storm moved out of the region during the overnight hours, but hazardous travel remained into the morning as several wrecks occurred due to icy and snowpacked conditions on the roads.

Video package shot in several areas, see shot sheet for specific locations. Opens with early morning daylight footage near Wichita, then finishes with overnight footage from Salina.

Shot Description

Scene 1: POV driving shot as a truck pulls a silver car from the snow on the side of K-96 in north Wichita.

Scene 2: POV driving shot passed a K-DOT sign warning drivers of icy and snowpacked roadways.

Scenes 3-11: Various shots of a two car crash on I-135 in southern Harvey County, about 20 miles north of Wichita. One vehicle sustained heavy front end damage with a utility van suffering minor damage. Both vehicles ended up in the center median. Neither driver was hurt.

Scenes 12-13: Overnight footage shot on I-70 near Salina in Saline County, about 90 miles north of Wichita. Opening shots of K-DOT signs warning of icy and snowpacked conditions.

Scenes 14-20: Shots of a van that spun off I-70 at the I-135 junction near Salina, Kansas. A tow truck and crew works to pull the van from the snow and onto the side of the road.

Scene 21-22: POV driving shots of completely snowpacked I-70 in Salina County west of Salina.

Scene 23: Salt truck on I-70 laying down treatment.

Scene 24: Disabled semi on the shoulder of I-70 in the snow.

Scene 25: POV driving shot passing disabled semi on the side of snowpacked I-70.

Scene 26: A couple of semi trucks driving slowly on a snow-covered I-70.

Scene 27: Passing traffic driving slowly on snowpacked I-70.

Scene 28: Traffic on snowpacked I-70.

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