Topeka police patrol vehicle collides with minivan, hurts 3 reports the highway patrol’s crash log says 23-year-old Gary Atchison III of Burlingame was driving the police department SUV south with its emergency lights and sirens activated. The vehicle and a 2004 Dodge Caravan collided in an intersection. The Dodge driver, 40-year-old Jesus Meza of Topeka, and a 10-year-old in the vehicle were taken to a local hospital. Atchison and a passenger in the SUV, 22-year-old Caitlan Hornung, also were transported to the hospital. — Information from: The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal,]]>