A man was transported by LifeStar air ambulance to a Topeka area hospital after a single-vehicle rollover accident on Clinton Parkway.
According to Douglas County emergency dispatchers, the accident occurred about 9:30 p.m. near the intersection of Clinton Parkway and Lake Pointe Drive. Police and medical crews responded to the scene and blocked off a portion of Clinton Parkway from Wakarusa Drive to the roundabout, where the accident occurred.
The vehicle flipped over the small brick wall in the center of the roundabout and came to rest on its roof.
The patient was transported by ground ambulance to the softball fields at the YSI Youth Sports Complex off of K-10, where a Lifestar helicopter was waiting. The patient was reported to have suffered serious injuries in the accident.
Police Sergeant Kirk Fultz said the patient is believed to be a Topeka man. Fultz said information about the patient's condition and accident circumstances were not yet available.
Check back at LJWorld.com for more information as it becomes available.