Car crashes into airport fence early Friday morning

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TOPEKA (KSNT) — A car crashed through the fence in the Topeka Regional Airport early Friday morning, sending one person to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

Officers with the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a rollover accident at 2:05 in the 5800 block of SE Adams St.

Personnnel from the 190th Air Refueling Wing, Kansas Air National Guard reported that a vehicle had struck a fence and overturned to the east of the airport.

When deputies arrived they determined a 2011 black Jeep Wrangler was southbound on SE Adams when it failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle left the roadway and came to rest on MTAA property.

Shawnee County Sheriff Herman Jones tells KSNT News the driver was the only occupant and was transported to a Topeka hospital with possible life-threatening injuries.

The driver was was an adult male. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

KSNT News will provide more updates when they become available.

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