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One taken to hospital Thursday morning after crash near S.W. 49th and Topeka Boulevard

Published: Jun. 24, 2021 at 9:58 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - One person was taken to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash Thursday morning just south of Topeka.

The crash was reported at 9:50 a.m. Thursday at S.W. 49th and Topeka Boulevard.

Shawnee County sheriff’s officials said at the scene that a black Ford passenger car, a gold Toyota passenger car and a black Dodge pickup truck collided in the northbound lanes of the intersection.

The Dodge pickup truck came to rest off the east side of the street, while the Ford ended up in the grassy median area separating north- and southbound traffic on S.W. Topeka Boulevard.

The Toyota came to a stop in a paved area at S.W. 49th Street between the north- and southbound lanes of Topeka Boulevard.

The driver of the Ford was transported by American Medical Response ambulance to a Topeka hospital with injuries that weren’t believed to be life-threatening.

No other injuries requiring ambulance transportation to the hospital were reported.

Sheriff’s officials said all three drivers were alone in their vehicles.

The crash scene was about three miles north of Heartland Motorsports Park, site of the County Stampede which runs Thursday through Sunday.-

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