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Rollover crash closes one lane of Auburn Rd.

One lane of Auburn Rd. in Shawnee County is closed as crews work a rollover crash.
One lane of Auburn Rd. in Shawnee County is closed as crews work a rollover crash.(Eric Ives)
Published: Jul. 19, 2021 at 11:52 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - One lane of Auburn Rd. in Shawnee County has reopened after a rollover crash late Monday morning.

Authorities said around 11:02 a.m. a southbound 2008 Mercury Mountaineer suffered a blown tire, which caused it to leave the road and land on its top in the tree line beside the road.

They said the driver, only identified as a 76-year-old man suffered minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and Topeka Fire Department responded. One lane of Auburn Rd. was closed for a short time while crews cleared the scene.

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