Woman taken to hospital after car-semi crash Monday morning in East Topeka

Published: Apr. 5, 2021 at 9:40 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A woman was transported to a local hospital Monday morning following a car-semi crash in East Topeka.

The collision occurred around 9:30 a.m. at S.E. 6th Avenue and Deer Creek Trafficway.

Police at the scene said the driver of a white four-door Infiniti car was traveling north on S.E. Deer Creek Trafficway when she proceeded into the intersection with S.E. 6th.

The Infiniti then collided with a semi-trailer that was westbound on S.E. 6th and preparing to make a left -- or southbound -- turn onto Deer Creek Trafficway.

The woman’s injuries weren’t believed to be life-threatening.

The Infiniti sustained heavy front-end damage.

The semi didn’t appear to have significant damage, police said. The semi was driven to a Reser’s parking lot following the crash to help clear the scene.

Topeka police, Topeka fire and American Medical Response ambulance were responding to the scene.

Additional details weren’t immediately available.

Check for more information as it becomes available.

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