Two people were taken to a local hospital following a rear-end collision east of Topeka

TOPEKA – According to the police officials, the collision was reported around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at S.E. 29th and Paulen Road.

A black Ford Taurus that was westbound on S.E. 29th had stopped to make a left turn onto S.E. Paulen Road.

While it was stopped, a black Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck rear-ended the Ford.

After the collision, the Ford went forward on S.E. 29th, entering a grassy ditch on the north side of the road.

The Ford had substantial damage to its rear portion.

The two occupants of the Ford were taken by private vehicle to a Topeka hospital for observation.