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CSPD officer involved in early morning accident

Posted at 8:25 AM, Oct 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-01 10:25:33-04

COLORADO SPRINGS – A  Colorado Springs Police officer has minor injuries and a police cruiser has major damage after an accident early Monday morning.

The officer was headed to help another officer when a pick-up truck apparently made a turn in front of the officer at Union Blvd. and Platte Avenue. The officer swerved to miss the truck, hit the curb and plowed into a light pole on the southwest side of the intersection.

The driver in the pick-up truck was not involved in the crash and did stop after the accident. They were ticketed for the crash.