November 28, 2012 4:31 PM
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) - Police say the daughter of the late Whitney Houston and Bobbi Brown was cited in a car accident in a northern Atlanta suburb. Officers Wednesday morning responded to a call about a black Chevrolet Camaro that slid off the road and landed in a ditch in... more »
August 12, 2012 2:04 AM
An abandoned mine shaft gave way to a huge sinkhole in Cripple Creek, causing delays and detours for drivers using Highway 67. A four mile stretch is closed to traffic.
Someone called the Cripple Creek Police Department Saturday morning, thinking it was just a pothole. When engineers from the... more »
August 7, 2012 7:38 PM
A child hit by a car this morning on West 16th in Pueblo while walking to school is doing okay this evening.
He's still shaken, and so are some witnesses.
"We saw him get hit and go over the car like that," said Jerry Jaramillo, a witness on the... more »
March 27, 2012 2:27 PM
The City of Colorado Springs reports 600 potholes has been filed in the last week. This is the time of year when the Streets Division tackles potholes, which get much worse in the winter as the pavement freezes and thaws over and over.
Potholes are prioritized by location, so... more »
February 14, 2012 12:39 PM
Funds are being allocated, and crews are preparing to get things rolling on the I-25 widening project between Woodmen Road and Interquest Parkway. Department of Transportation officials say drivers will likely start seeing construction activity by late July or Early August.
CDOT Spokesman Bob Wilson says the third lane... more »
February 2, 2012 11:26 AM
There were several challenges for drivers in Colorado Springs during the morning commute.
A four-car crash early in the rush hour at I-25 and Cimmaron caused big delays for motorists.
Then, a crash on WB Woodmen under I-25 blocked most lanes at the end of the rush hour.... more »
December 15, 2011 6:34 PM
Colorado Springs Police have shut down all east bound traffic on Platte between Chelton and N. Academy for a multi-vehicle accident.
No major injuries have been reported. Eastbound traffic is being diverted onto Chelton to get around the accident.
December 1, 2011 2:29 PM
Emergency crews are arriving on scene of a multi-vehicle accident on the off ramp of NB I-25 to Baptist Road. There are reports of injuries, but it is unknown if any are serious. Road conditions North of Colorado Springs have improved since early morning, but light snow, blowing snow and... more »
November 16, 2011 12:35 PM
This morning's serious accident on westbound Lake Ave at the Highway 115 overpass has sent three children and their father to local hospitals. There was one man age 35 who was driving his three passengers, all girls aged 11, 15 and 16 years old that was involved in a head... more »
November 7, 2011 6:03 PM
Colorado Springs Fire Crews and Police are on scene of a Roll Over Accident on the Southbound off ramp from Southbound I-25 to Eastbound Martin Luther King / Hwy 24 By-pass. A Coca Cola truck has rolled onto its side.
At this time there are no reports of traffic... more »
October 8, 2011 1:57 PM
DENVER (AP) - One person died on a county road west of Denver and a multi-vehicle accident temporarily closed northbound lanes of Interstate 25 as wintry weather hit the mountains and Front Range.
Colorado State Patrol Trooper Nate Reid says there were injuries in three separate accidents Saturday morning... more »
September 24, 2011 5:19 AM
A head-on collision has killed three people on southbound I-25.
The crash happened around 1 a.m. Saturday morning. Colorado State Patrol responded immediately.
A Toyota was travelling north in the southbound lane, and struck an Acura, killing the driver of the Toyota and the driver and passenger of... more »
September 18, 2011 1:35 PM
Manitou Springs Police dispatch tells News 5 that an injury accident in the eastbound portion of Hwy 24 between Cascade and Manitou Springs has one lane blocked. Emergency workers are on scene and say that they are currently able to move traffic around the crash in the left lane. Colorado... more »
September 7, 2011 1:15 PM
The traffic accident just west of Academy Blvd on Palmer Park has partially blocked and closed eastbound Palmer Park due to emergency equipment in the roadway. Fire crews have investigated to see if the vehicle fire extended into the home when the car came to rest next to it. Only... more »
September 1, 2011 8:07 AM
Colorado Springs Utilities is working a water main break on Westend Ave. That's the southwest part of Colorado Springs.
Right now, 27 customers are without water.
They say it will take a few hours to get it fixed. more »
August 31, 2011 5:17 PM
Emergency crews have cleared the scene of an injury traffic accident in the intersection of Union Boulevard and E. Platte. The entire intersection was blocked while crash and crews were working on the scene. There were reports of injuries, but it is unknown to what extent. more »
August 31, 2011 4:31 PM
Emergency crews are on scene of an injury traffic accident in the intersection of Union Boulevard and E. Platte. The entire intersection is blocked at this time by the crash and crews working on the scene. There are reports of injuries, but it is unknown to what extent. more »
August 18, 2011 6:45 PM
Colorado Springs Police and Fire Department crews are on scene of a fatal traffic accident in the intersection of Garden of the Gods Road and Chestnut. Details of the accident are unknown at this time, we have a crew headed to the scene. more »
August 18, 2011 3:49 PM
Colorado State Patrol, El Paso County Sheriffs Deputies and emergency crews are on scene of a traffic accident on Colorado Highway 115 near Fort Carson Gate 5. There are reports of an injury at the scene and traffic in both directions has been blocked. Crews are working to clear a... more »
August 12, 2011 10:18 AM
Colorado Department of Transportation crews and Colorado Spring Police are on scene of a traffic hazard needing repairs on Northbound I-25 in the right lane just north of the pedestrian bridge. CDOT crew are working to quickly repair an expansion joint on the roadway that became a serious traffic hazard.... more »
August 6, 2011 12:03 PM
El Paso County Sherrifs Office dispatch has just confirmed a serious traffic accident on northbound I-25 at mile marker 158 which is just north of the Baptist Road exit. Traffic is reported to be at a total stand-still at this time. There is a secondary accident about a mile south... more »
August 4, 2011 7:16 PM
It's back to school for some districts and with a new year comes change.
For D-49, its biggest change involved fee-based bussing. The decision came earlier this year when the school board decided to cut bus funding. The decision leaves families with few options -- carpool or drive... more »
July 20, 2011 5:41 PM
Colorado Springs emergency crews are rushing to the scene of a serious traffic accident at E. Woodmen Rd. and Powers Blvd. Witness reports say that the accident is possibly in the Southbound lanes or in the median. Crews are working to set up a command at this time. We have... more »
July 15, 2011 5:26 PM
Emergency crews from Tri-Lakes and Colorado State Patrol are working to clear an accident on Southbound I-25 near mile marker 161 south of Monument hill. initial reports that a motorcycle had lost control but crews on scene are dealing with a car and a motorcycle involved in the accident. There... more »
July 12, 2011 3:45 PM
Between Friday and Monday, a trailer owned by the Fountain Police Department was damaged and law enforcement authorities are looking for the culprit.
The trailer monitors traffic speed and the number of vehicles that go by. It was parked in the 400 block of Harvest Moon. Someone smashed the... more »
July 9, 2011 6:33 PM
Amid lightning thunder and deluge of rain pouring down, rescue workers had to free multiple people from vehicles involved in a head on collision at N. Nevada Ave and Garden of the Gods Rd. this afternoon.
At least two vehicles were involved in the accident and westbound Garden of... more »
July 9, 2011 5:40 PM
JEFFERSON COUNTY - Our sister station 9 News in Denver is reporting that emergency workers are trying to clean up fuel spilled into a creek by a semi-truck that rolled on US 285 Saturday morning. Colorado State Patrol says the semi rolled into Turkey Creek just south of Indian Hills... more »
July 7, 2011 10:34 AM
Colorado Springs Fire Department Crews and Police Officers are on scene of a roll over accident at E. Fountain and South Academy Blvd. Crews on scene say a dump truck is on its side leaking fuel. A Hazardous Materials Crew is en route to the scene.
Expect lane closures... more »
June 30, 2011 2:20 PM
Several roads will be closed around the Broadmoor next week because of the U.S. Women's Open.
These roads around the Broadmoor will be closed:
Cheyenne Mtn. Blvd. is closed from Mirada Rd. to Penrose Blvd. through 6 p.m. on Friday, July 15.
Mirada Rd. is closed... more »
June 29, 2011 4:46 PM
Emergency crews from the Colorado Springs Fire Department and Police are on scene of an accident in the left lane of Northbound I-25 just north of the Martin Luther King & Highway 24 by-pass. One vehicle appears to be on its side and northbound traffic is slowing from the by-pass... more »
June 29, 2011 11:48 AM
A traffic accident on Northbound I-25 just South of Garden of the Gods has traffic backed for more than 2 miles. I vehicle reportedly hit a stopped trailer on the right shoulder and one person was reported as trapped by an El Paso County Sheriff's Deputy on scene. We have... more »
June 18, 2011 5:09 PM
Traffic on northbound I-25 between the North Academy Exit and Baptist Road is at a virtual stand still as of 3:00 pm Saturday due to multiple accidents.
Emergency crews are responding to no less than 3 separate accidents all along I-25 and traffic has backed up just south of... more »
June 17, 2011 2:20 PM
The Colorado State Patrol states that there are two separate accidents blocking lanes in both the north and southbound directions of I-25 at mile marker 158. These accidents have traffic at a stand still between North Gate Blvd and Baptist Road. Troopers state that if at all possible drivers should... more »
May 19, 2011 12:36 PM
I-25 is back to normal after a crash earlier this morning. Northbound I-25 was closed near the Pinon Truck Stop at Mile Marker 110. Traffic was diverted to a frontage road for about four miles.
That accident has been removed and traffic is flowing smoothly again. more »
May 16, 2011 4:46 PM
Earlier I posted a story about Cyndi Walker who was hit by a bear last night as she was driving home from work along Austin Bluffs Parkway. A spokesperson for the Colorado Spring Police Department says drivers should report all traffic accidents involving wildlife even in situations like Cyndi's where... more »
May 15, 2011 3:19 PM
Shortly before 1:50 A.M. Saturday morning, a pickup truck was traveling northbound on Interstate 25 approximately 17 miles north of Trinidad when it drifted off the left side of the roadway. Colorado State Patrol states a vehicle left the road it spun out of control and rolled multiple times into... more »
May 15, 2011 2:45 PM
At approximately 8:15 A.M. Sunday morning a 1991 Geo Prism ran a stop sign at Rebecca Ln into N. Academy Blvd when it collided with a 2000 Toyota Corolla was traveling south on Academy Blvd in a center through lane. The force of the initial impact caused both vehicles to... more »
May 14, 2011 2:47 PM
Emergency crews from Colorado Springs Fire Department and AMR are at the scene of a serious traffic accident at Old Ranch Road and N. Powers Blvd. Additional ambulances have been called to the scene.
CSFD crews say that injuries on scene are non-life threatening and at least 4 people... more »
May 14, 2011 1:15 PM
If you're heading North on I-25, we just got a report from Colorado State Patrol of two accidents on NB I-25. One accident is at MM 158 and the second is at MM 160. Both of those between Baptist Road and the North Monument exits.
You can, exit NB... more »
May 13, 2011 7:23 PM
GEORGETOWN, Colo. (AP) - Traffic on Interstate 70 in Georgetown will be slowed down because of additional rockfall work next week.
On Tuesday crews will install fencing above the highway to prevent rocks from falling onto the road. Traffic in both directions on I-70 will be stopped up for... more »
May 13, 2011 3:21 PM
Hazard Material crews from the Colorado Springs Fire Department are asking Police to shut down traffic at Boulder and Platte and at least two blocks west on Boulder due to spilling chemicals. The trailer spilling the chemicals has been moved from the roadway to a parking lot, but chemicals are... more »
May 2, 2011 1:35 PM
A major water main break has buckled pavement on Dublin Blvd. just west of N. Academy.
Eastbound Dublin is down to one lane surrounding the break. All lanes of Academy are open. Water is flowing down Dublin to Vincent Dr.
Repair crews have yet to arrive. more »
April 28, 2011 6:29 PM
Colorado Springs Fire Department crews are on scene of a two car accident in the intersection of Woodmen Road and Rangewood. There are lanes blocked by the accident and emergency equipment. Police are setting up detours around the accident now. more »
April 27, 2011 12:41 PM
Colorado Springs Fire Department crews are at the scene of a traffic accident involving a car and a light pole. No word on any injuries at this time, emergency crews are just beginning to assess the situation. Colorado Springs Utilities will be responding to check out the light pole due... more »
April 22, 2011 7:34 PM
Starting Monday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. until 5 a.m. motorists should be aware of an upcoming traffic switch on Hancock Expressway.
Work will be performed to re-direct traffic to the east side of Hancock Expressway. Traffic will remain in a one-lane configuration in each direction until June 15th.... more »
April 12, 2011 2:50 PM
A fiber optic project will cause traffic problems for a couple of months along Highway 85 on the south side of Colorado Springs.
Conduit and junction boxes will be placed in the median and on the shoulder of Highway 85 between I-25 in Fountain and Las Vegas Street in... more »
March 25, 2011 7:31 PM
A big change will happen for motorists at the new Academy and Woodmen interchange tonight.
Beginning at 8 p.m. traffic on Woodmen will be shifted onto the new bridge over Academy and stoplights on Academy will be removed to allow for continuous traffic flow under Woodmen.
For the... more »
March 20, 2011 2:00 PM
Crews form the Colorado Springs Fire Department are working to clear a two vehicle traffic accident on I-25 Southbound just North of Uintah. One vehicle is in the median and the other on the side of the road rolled over. At least two people are being transported from the scene... more »
March 18, 2011 2:52 PM
The Colorado Department of Transportation will host two public meetings on future traffic needs from Pueblo to Pueblo West.
"Traffic congestion and accident rates are expected to increase along Highway 50 between Swallows Road and Baltimore Avenue in the future," said CDOT Project Manager Joe Garcia.
"In anticipation... more »
March 12, 2011 2:27 PM
DENVER (AP) - A study of ways to ease traffic jams on Interstate 70 in the Colorado mountains confirms that the alternative preferred by planners would cost $16 billion to $20 billion.
The final version of the study was released Friday. The Summit Daily News reports it doesn't differ... more »
February 14, 2011 7:07 PM
Drivers in Colorado Springs might want to avoid South Academy Blvd. the next few nights while construction is ramping up on the Milton Proby Parkway Project. Managers say the project is about halfway finished.
South Academy Blvd. will be reduced to one lane each way overnight; Monday, Tuesday, and... more »
February 6, 2011 12:45 PM
DENVER (AP) - A weekend storm has dropped up to 18 inches of snow in Colorado, triggering chain requirements on Interstate 70 and other mountain highways.
The National Weather Service reported 10 inches of snow by Sunday morning near Tiny Town, about 15 miles southwest of Denver. Four inches... more »
January 28, 2011 3:12 PM
A water main break is causing a big traffic mess on Elizabeth Street in Pueblo, between Highway 50 and 29th Street.
Northbound Elizabeth is completely shut down; traffic is being re-routed on the I-25 frontage road. Southbound traffic is at a crawl.
You will want to avoid the... more »
January 24, 2011 3:44 PM
Drennan Road, immediately west of Academy Blvd, will be closed to all traffic from 7:30 p.m. Wednesday until 5 a.m. Thursday.
Crews will be working on the Milton E. Proby Parkway project.
Flaggers will direct drivers to detours. more »
January 13, 2011 3:23 PM
A man was killed last night in an accident on a rural road southwest of Pueblo.
The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office said Dennis Cordova, 24 was hit by a car just before 9 o'clock in the 3900 block of Bergemann Road. He died at the scene.
The driver... more »
January 13, 2011 2:24 PM
The Colorado Springs Police Department has released its list of the intersections where the most crashes happen.
This list covers the last 9 months of 2010. The top four are roads that intersect with I-25.
Woodmen Road at I-25 tops the list with 59 accidents. Cimarron, Bijou and... more »
January 5, 2011 3:24 PM
Here are the top ten worst intersections in Pueblo according to the City of Pueblo Transportation Division. The data is from 2009 which is the most recent available. The city ranks the intersections based on the number of accidents.
1. Highway 50 & Elizabeth St.
2. Highway 50... more »
December 25, 2010 9:09 AM
COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT, Colo. (AP) - Colorado National Monument has reopened the upper portions of the Rim Rock Drive to motorized vehicles.
The monument near Grand Junction closed about 14 miles of the road Dec. 1. to cut plowing and maintenance costs through the winter. But the road will... more »
December 21, 2010 4:39 PM
LONDON (AP) - The snow is melting away in much of London, but operators of the world's busiest international airport say full service won't be restored until Thursday.
Stranded passengers have been camping out on the floor of Heathrow Airport, still hoping for a flight home before Christmas. Britain's... more »
December 19, 2010 3:06 PM
As previously reported, emergency crews from Stratmore Hills FD , PPCC Police and Colorado State Patrol are on the scene of a two car accident at the north bound on ramp to I-25. Crews on scene are reporting multiple injuries with the extent of those injuries unknown at this time.... more »
December 19, 2010 12:19 AM
A person has been thrown from a car in an accident in north Colorado Springs. It happened just after 9:30 tonight near the intersection of Research and Voyager. Colorado Springs Police tell us two cars were involved. Details are still coming in and we'll keep you updated here on NewsFirst5.com more »
November 24, 2010 1:27 AM
The Thanksgiving road trip is a yearly tradition for millions of Americans. This year, there's going to be a lot of people on the roads. "In the mountain states we are seeing a 10.7% increase in Thanksgiving holiday travel this year as compared to last year." explains Wave Dreher with... more »
November 14, 2010 5:10 PM
Colorado State Patrol Troopers are still investigating a fatal traffic accident on I-25 approximately 6 miles south of Pueblo in which one person has been killed and four others have been injured.
The accident was reported shortly after 11:00 Am today at mile marker 88 on I 25. Troopers... more »
November 14, 2010 9:45 AM
A man suspected of driving under the influence was arrested last night following a traffic accident that tied up traffic at N. Academy Blvd. and Galley Rd. last night around 7:40pm.
A green Cadillac driven by Frank Valdez was traveling eastbound on Galley Rd approaching Academy Blvd. The green... more »
November 3, 2010 1:18 PM
Night road work will happen Thursday, November 4, from 7:30 until 5 a.m. at Academy and Drennan. During this period, northbound traffic will be reduced from two lanes to one. This work is being done to facilitate drainage installation in the area as part of work on the Milton Proby... more »
October 31, 2010 12:04 PM
Colorado State Patrol has released it's partial investigation findings on a fatal traffic accident that occurred at approximately 4:40pm Saturday evening. Fountain Police and Emergency crews responded to the report of a two car traffic accident at the intersection of Fontaine Blvd and Marksheffel Road involving a yellow Hummer H2... more »
October 25, 2010 9:15 PM
Highway 24 is down to one-lane at mile marker 223 because of a deadly accident. That's about 12 miles outside from Buena Vista. The accident happened around 6:30 p.m. more »
October 13, 2010 4:20 PM
The Milton E. Proby Parkway Construction Project will have an impact on traffic at Academy Blvd. and Drennan Rd. tonight.
Northbound traffic will be reduced from two lanes to one from 7:30 p.m. until 6 a.m.
The speed limit in the construction zone is 35 mph. Speeding fines... more »