Topeka attorney and bike owner suffers broken bones in hit-and-operate crash

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Longtime Topeka attorney and cyclist Paul Submit suggests he options to sooner or later return to cycling right after struggling critical accidents when a hit-and-run driver struck him Monday southwest of Topeka.

“I will never be again on the bike for a lengthy time, but I will, inevitably,” reported Publish, 72. “The individual who strike me is not heading to make me give up a little something I love.”

The driver was subsequently arrested, claimed Shawnee County Sheriff Brian C. Hill.

Bike owner hadn’t seen car that hit him

Post feels blessed to be alive after the crash, in which he suffered 7 damaged ribs, he told The Capital-Journal on Thursday night.

Post reported his other injuries bundled the following:

• A significant laceration to his left calf.

• Road rash to both arms, from hitting the pavement.

• A broken left fibula, which is a smaller bone in the decrease leg, which will have to have surgical treatment.

• Frequent again spasms.

Put up explained that after chilly and snowy disorders had just lately held him off the highway, he’d been excited about staying capable to ride Monday, when the National Temperature Assistance noted Topeka saw a high temperature of 71 levels.