Police: 16-year-old seriously injured after falling off trunk of car

Posted at 7:37 PM, Jul 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-08 21:37:25-04

A 16-year-old teen was seriously injured when riding on the trunk of a car in a parking lot early Sunday morning.

Colorado Springs Police officers responded to a traffic crash in the 800 block of N Murray Boulevard just after midnight Sunday. Police said a 16-year-old that was seriously injured was found on scene.

According to CSPD, the investigation revealed the teen was riding on the trunk of a car in a parking lot with another teen. When the car turned, both juveniles reportedly fell from the car. 

The one juvenile female suffered minor injuries and the other suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital. 

Police said speed, alcohol and drugs are not considered factors in the incident. The Major Accident Unit responded and assumed the investigation.

No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is ongoing.