No injuries reported in southeast Topeka crash in which police say car ran a red light

No injuries were reported in a two-car crash involving a black Nissan Maxima, front, and a silver Ford Fiesta, back, on Monday morning at S.E. 29th and Adams. (Phil Anderson/The Capital-Journal)

No injuries were reported in a two-car crash Monday morning that occurred after police said one of the motorists ran a red light.


The crash occurred about 8:20 a.m. at S.E. 29th and Adams.

Police at the scene that a silver, four-door Ford Fiesta was eastbound on S.E. 29th when it collided with a black, four-door Nissan Maxima that was traveling north on Adams.

Officers said a preliminary investigation indicated the driver of the Ford was momentarily distracted by police activity in the Owl’s Nest parking lot on the southwest corner of the intersection and “inadvertently ran a red light.”

Police said there were two occupants in the Ford and four occupants in the Nissan. None of the occupants was reported to have required ambulance transportation to the hospital.

Traffic was diverted as crews cleared the scene.

Contact reporter Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at



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