Topeka man taken to hospital after motorcycle accident

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – One person was taken to the hospital after an accident Wednesday morning involving a motorcycle that slowed traffic down on I-70.

The accident was reported around 9:12 a.m. on the I-70 ramp in Topeka to U.S. Highway 75 heading north.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reports the driver of the motorcycle, David Walter, 59, of Topeka, was taken to Stormont Vail Hospital with serious injuries. They said they were traveling west on I-70 and failed to negotiate the turn heading on Hwy 75. The driver was wearing a helmet. 

The roadway was shutdown for about an hour while crews worked the scene.

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