Injuries reported after semi and pickup crash in downtown Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Emergency crews were on scene of an injury accident Monday afternoon in downtown Topeka.

Topeka Police Dispatch tells KSNT News the crash was reported at 12:49 p.m. in the 1200 block of S. Kansas Ave. involving a semi and a pickup truck.

Police say the semi was going east on 12th when it struck the truck that was headed south on Kansas.

Both drivers went to local hospitals with minor injuries.

The Topeka Fire Department said accidents involving carriers present additional risks to fire fighters due to the sometimes unlabeled or hazardous contents.

“Heavy loads shift, become unstable and require extra cleanup.”

Photo Courtesy: Brittany Carter

(KSNT Photo/Vanessa Alonso)

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