Highway 24 Reopens After Kansas Ave. Wreck

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- A two-car collision in north Topeka sent one man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and forced police to close a stretch of Highway 24 east of N. Topeka Blvd. Tuesday night.

Topeka police have wrapped up the investigation and the roadway is now open to normal flow of traffic early Wednesday morning.

The eastbound lanes of U.S. 24 through the N. Kansas Ave. were shut down when a Chevrolet Cobalt collided with a Dodge Ram shortly after 7:30 p.m., according to police.

According to preliminary reports, the Chevy was heading east on Highway 24 and the Dodge truck was going north when they collided. Police believe one of them ran a red light, but did not say which one.

The driver of the pickup was not hurt.

If anyone has information on this accident or any other crime please contact Police Dispatch at (785) 368-9200,or Crime Stoppers at (785) 234-0007.

Posted by: Nick Viviani