A pin and hitch came loose from a trailer, causing an accident on eastbound I-70 near 57th Street at 9:43 a.m. Aug. 9.
According to the Kansas Turnpike Authority trooper's report, as the trailer came loose, the trailer started to sway. The driver lost control of the Ford F250 truck and struck the barrier wall head on, the report stated.
The 42-year-old driver from Mayetta, Kan., was injured and taken to a hospital. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the report.