Rollover accident not connected to burglary

Truck in involved in rollover crash near NE Atchison Ave. and Twiss Ave.

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Topeka Police Department is investigating a rollover accident that occurred Friday morning in the Oakland area.

Police said a pickup truck rolled onto its roof after striking the curb. This happened near NE Atchison Ave. and Twiss Ave. and it was reported around 1:30 a.m. Officers found no one in the truck, but neighbors in the area say they saw a male driver of the truck flee northbound down Twiss prior to officers arrival.

K-9 and patrol officers searched the area for the driver to check his welfare but, were unsuccessful in locating him.

Multiple police officers and the Topeka Fire Department were on scene of the accident.

Police later determined the suspect was not involved in a nearby burglary.

If you have any information relating to this incident; please call the Topeka Police Department at 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

KSNT News will continue to update this story as we gather more information.

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