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Topeka in the walk-in accident reporting phase due to call load

(Phil Anderson)
Published: Sep. 28, 2020 at 5:39 PM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The Topeka Police Department has announced the city is now under the walk-in accident reporting phase.

According to TPD, they implemented the phase due the call load officers are handling.

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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