Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office trying to find Samaritans who flipped car over following accident

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TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the good Samaritans that flipped a vehicle right side up after a rollover crash that left two children injured.

The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to the rollover crash around 8:30 p.m. Sunday in the 5200 block of Southwest Burlingame Road. When they arrived, deputies found a car facing southbound in the east ditch.

Investigators discovered the car was headed north on Southwest Burlingame Road when it left the road to the east, hit a culvert and came to rest upside down.

A 6-year-old and 5-year-old in the car were taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Jimmy D. Landis

Jimmy D. Landis, 36, of Topeka was arrested and charged with aggravated battery, aggravated child endangerment, battery of a law enforcement officer, interference with medical personnel, interference with law enforcement, child restraint violations, driving under the influence and driving while suspended.

The crash is still under investigation. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office requests if anyone stopped and helped with the incident or has any information to call (785) 251-2200.

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