Car crashes into home in central Topeka

Car crashed into a house near intersection of Munson and Lane on January 26, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Emergency responded to a vehicle crashing into a home Thursday night in central Topeka.

Topeka police say a vehicle crashed into a home in the 1100 Block of SW Lane at approximately 9:52 p.m. with occupants fleeing.

When officers arrived no occupants were located but signs of a head injury were present.

Police tell KSNT News the driver was later located at a nearby hospital with minor injuries. Police say the driver struck decorative light poles, a mail box, nearly 75 feet of fence and an empty house.

The Topeka Fire Department was also called out to shut off the gas to the house.

Police say several citations were issued.

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