Car crashes into beauty salon Thursday morning in southwest Topeka

Andrew M. Santos

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – No serious injuries were reported Thursday morning when a sport utility vehicle crashed through the front door of a beauty salon in southwest Topeka.

The crash was reported around 10 a.m. at the I.H.S. salon at 5642 S.W. 29th in the Barrington Village shopping center.

Police at the scene said a GMC Acadia SUV went up and over a curb in front of the business before crashing through the front door.

Two people inside the front of the salon were reported to have suffered injuries not believed to be serious.

Jody Roberts, the salon’s owner, said a customer and a hairdresser who were inside the salon were “thrown” several feet after the SUV crashed into the building.

Roberts said the customer, a man, was taken to a local hospital by American Medical Response ambulance for treatment.

The hairdresser didn’t require immediate treatment at the hospital, Roberts

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