Bicyclist Struck By Vehicle Near Downtown Topeka

Bicyclist Struck By Vehicle Near Downtown Topeka.

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) — Topeka police say a bicyclist was sent to a local hospital with potentially serious injuries after a collision with a vehicle near downtown Topeka.

Police say the wreck was reported at 6:50 pm Monday. They say a car southbound on SW Van Buren and a bicyclist who was eastbound on SW 3rd collided in the intersection.

The intersection of SW Van Buren and SW 3rd St. remained closed in all directions as of 8:30 pm Monday while authorities continued their investigation.

Police said the bicyclist was taken from the scene in critical condition, though the extent of the injuries was not known.