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Accident at 53rd and Auburn sends one to hospital with serious injuries

NEWS RELEASE FROM SHAWNEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

An accident that occurred at SW 53rd St and Auburn Rd. in Topeka on Monday afternoon has sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries.

Stuart Collier, of Wichita, was driving westbound in a green Nissan pickup when he failed to stop at a stop sign and struck a white Jeep being driven by Ali Wheeler of Topeka.

Collier was ejected from the vehicle and transported by AMR to a local hospital with serious injuries.  Wheeler was in stable condition and transported to a local hospital.

The accident may have occurred due to a medical situation.

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