Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes into Light Pole

Jimmy Hendricks

TOPEKA, Kan. - The Topeka Police Department responded to a single vehicle crash at about 2:50 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3 in the 2500 block of SW California.

The driver struck a light pole at 2610 SE California.

Police say the driver was extricated and transported with non life-threatening injuries by AMR.

Jimmy A. Hendricks, 29, Topeka, was arrested and booked into the Shawnee County Dept. of Corrections on charges of DUI, transporting a loaded firearm, seat belt required, littering and driving too fast for conditions.