TPD returns to normal Accident Reporting

Published: Jul. 30, 2020 at 12:21 PM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The Topeka Police Department returned to normal accident reporting just before 9 p.m. Thursday.

The Topeka Police Department has implemented a walk-in accident reporting phase due to flooding.

The Topeka Police Department says it has implemented a walk-in accident reporting phase due to flash flooding in the city.

TPD says during walk-in accident reporting phases, it will only respond and investigate accidents that fall under the following:

  • Injury, possible injury or death to any person
  • Possible impairment of a driver due to drugs or alcohol
  • Hit-and-run incidents
  • Incidents where there is a disturbance between the parties involved
  • Any hazardous material situation
  • When the accident results in major traffic congestion
  • When there is damage to a vehicle to the extent that towing is required

TPD says other drivers involved in accidents should exchange insurance information, registration and contact information and call the Department at 785-368-9551 or to go to the Law Enforcement Center to report an incident.

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