Woman seriously injured in early-morning motorcycle crash in central Topeka

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Published: May. 2, 2022 at 5:16 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A woman was seriously injured early Monday in a motorcycle crash in central Topeka, authorities said.

The crash was reported shortly before 2 a.m. Monday just east of S.W. 16th Street and College Avenue.

Authorities said emergency responders arrived at the scene to find a woman who had been injured in the crash.

The woman, who was a passenger on the motorcycle, was transported to a Topeka hospital by American Medical Response ambulance.

Police used yellow crime-scene tape to block off the area where the crash occurred.

The motorcycle could be seen at 7:30 a.m. Monday lying on its side near a maroon, four-door Pontiac G6 car that was facing east on the south side of S.W. 16th just east of College.

The intersection of S.W. 16th and College, a block north of Washburn University, remained blocked as of 7:35 a.m. Monday as the Topeka Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Team was investigating the crash.

As of Tuesday morning, TPD told 13 NEWS the driver of the motorcycle had not yet been located and the victim remains in the hospital.

Check later for more information as it becomes available.

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