Bicyclists hit on Topeka road on Tuesday afternoon

TOPEKA (KSNT) — Two bicyclists were hit by a car Tuesday afternoon on a road in Topeka. Emergency crews responded to an injury accident involving two bicyclists and a car at 5:47 p.m. in the 4400 block of SW Wanamaker Road.

The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office said a white 2001 Toyota Echo was southbound on Wanamaker Road when it hit two out of three bicyclists that were southbound in the outside lane.

One bicyclist was taken to a Topeka hospital with minor injuries. The second bicyclist also had minor injuries, but refused treatment at the scene.

The vehicle and three bicyclists were legally in the roadway. The driver of the Toyota was wearing a seat belt and the bicyclists were wearing helmets. According to the Sheriff’s Office, no one showed signs of being impaired.

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