WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — A multi-vehicle crash forced the closure of all southbound lanes of I-35 near mile marker 40 on Friday afternoon. That’s about 1 mile north of the Haysville / Derby exit.

Police and first responders are arriving on the scene. Officials reported three people with potentially serious injuries.

The southbound lanes of the Kansas Turnpike were backed up for several miles, but have since reopened.