Rollover Wreck Near Topeka High Sends Driver To Hospital

By Greg Palmer
WIBW – May 18, 2015

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A rollover wreck near Topeka High School on Monday sent one person to the hospital, authorities said.

According to police, the two vehicles collided at the intersection of SW 10th Ave. and SW Polk Street early Monday afternoon. The crash knocked the green SUV onto its roof, trapping its driver.

Emergency responders worked to free her and she was taken to a nearby hospital with undisclosed injuries.

Police have not identified either of the drivers involved. The USD 501 School District confirmed the driver of the car was a former student who just graduated over the weekend. She was not hurt.

Eastbound lanes of SW 10th St. were closed. As of 3:30 p.m., crews were still working to clear the wreckage from the scene.

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