1 person sent to hospital after trash truck catches fire near Forbes Field

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A trash truck on fire has sent one person to the hospital Friday morning.

Shawnee County Dispatch says the incident happened just before 6:00 a.m. in the 6700 block of Topeka Boulevard.

The accident closed the entrance to Forbes Field while crews worked the scene.

The driver of the truck was taken to St. Francis Hospital as a precaution.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

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