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One taken to hospital after crash Friday evening near downtown Topeka

TPD responds to accident Oct. 22, 2021.
TPD responds to accident Oct. 22, 2021.(WIBW/Phil Anderson)
Published: Oct. 22, 2021 at 5:42 PM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - One person was taken to a local hospital after a two-vehicle crash Friday evening just west of downtown Topeka.

The collision occurred around 5:19 p.m. at S.W. 5th and Taylor.

A red pickup truck and a blue car collided at that location.

The car ended up in the front yard of a residence on the southeast corner of the intersection.

Police said one person was taken to the hospital by American Medical Response ambulance with injuries that weren’t considered to be life-threatening.

S.W. 5th, which is a one-way street carrying eastbound traffic at that location, was closed at S.W. Western as crews cleared the scene.

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