One injured in motorcycle crash early Wednesday afternoon in south Topeka

Published: Sep. 13, 2023 at 12:30 PM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - One person was taken to a local hospital after he was injured in a motorcycle crash early Wednesday afternoon in south Topeka, authorities said.

The single-vehicle crash was reported around 12:01 p.m. just west of 37th and S. Kansas Avenue.

Police at the scene told 13 NEWS that the motorcycle rider sustained injuries not believed to be life-threatening in the crash.

After it crashed, the bright green Kawasaki motorcycle came to rest in the left eastbound lane of S.W. 37th Street, immediately west of S. Kansas Avenue.

First-responders provided first-aid to the motorcycle rider until an American Medical Response ambulance arrived on the scene around 12:29 p.m.

The motorcycle rider then was placed in the ambulance and was transported to a Topeka hospital, authorities said.

Traffic was allowed to proceed through the area while crews were on the scene.

Check later for more information as it becomes available.