Accident results in hospital trip

By Katherine Wartell

An accident occurred on July 3 at 8:50 a.m. at the 1000 block of Tuttle Creek Boulevard, just north of McCall Road.

Ashley Franken, 21, Topeka, was driving a 2000 Honda CR-V, when she attempted to stop at an inside lane, but struck the back of a city vehicle driven by Donald Williams, 43, Manhattan.

Lt. Josh Kyle said the crash caused damage to the truck and injured both occupants of the city vehicle.

William’s passenger, Christopher Cribe, 23, was taken to Mercy Regional Health Center for chest pain.

Kyle said Franken was ticketed for inattentive driving.

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