TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – No injuries were reported Wednesday morning following an accident in central Topeka involving a Topeka Police Department vehicle.
The crash was reported after 7:00 a.m. at SW 6th and MacVicar involving a truck and a Topeka Police SUV.
The crash blocked traffic going southbound while crews worked the scene and was back to normal by 8:00 a.m.
Topeka Police tell KSNT News the officer was traveling west on 6th Ave. and drove through a red light without emergency lights on striking the truck on MacVicar Ave. Police said the officer was not responding to anything at that time.
Both vehicles were towed from the scene.
TPD said because this crash involves an employee, there is an internal administrative process that begins to review the actions before the accident.