One taken to hospital after two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning in East Topeka

Published: Sep. 13, 2023 at 8:28 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - One person was taken to a local hospital after a car and pickup truck collided Wednesday morning at a busy East Topeka intersection, authorities said.

The collision was reported around 7:55 a.m. Wednesday at S.E. 21st and Adams.

A Dodge pickup truck and a Nissan Altima car collided in the intersection.

The pickup truck ended up on its driver’s side facing southwest in the northbound lanes of S.E. Adams near the center of the intersection.

The Nissan came to rest facing north in a grassy area on the northeast side of the intersection.

American Medical Response ambulance was on the scene as of 8:24 a.m. and transported one person to the hospital with injuries not considered to be life-threatening.

North- and southbound traffic on S.E. Adams was allowed to proceed through the area of the crash.

Westbound traffic on S.E. 21st was diverted just east of Adams. Eastbound traffic on S.E. 21st was allowed to travel through the area.