Man seriously injured following single-vehicle accident on Washburn Avenue

Topeka, KANSAS – According to the Topeka Police Department, this unfortunate accident occurred right after 7 a.m. Tuesday.

It happened near S.W. 22nd and Washburn Avenue.

Topeka Police Department officers responded to a report of a crash.

The responding officers discovered that Chrysler Pacifica left the road and struck a wooden power pole.

The vehicle then continued northbound and struck a tree.

The driver and the single occupant of the vehicle suffered serious injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

TPD officials said a low-voltage power line was knocked down as a result of the pole being hit.

The driver’s age or identity have not yet been released.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.