Semi accident leaves power outage on 10th

TOPEKA, Kan. – At 9:41 p.m.  Friday, the Topeka Police Department responded to an hit and run accident at 10th and SW Fillmore St.  On arrival officers were advised that a white semi-tractor trailer struck a guide wire to a power pole causing damage several poles in the west alley of Fillmore St. The wires attached to the broken poles carry a larger than normal amount power forcing 10th St to be shut down for safety reasons between Clay and Fillmore St.  It’s still early in the repair process but 10th St. could be shut down until early afternoon on 30 August 2014, but will reopen as soon repairs are complete.

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