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Six injured, including three children in serious crash east of Colorado Springs

Posted at 8:55 AM, Jan 08, 2019

EL PASO COUNTY – Colorado State Patrol said a total of six people were injured in a crash Monday night, four of whom suffered serious injuries.

Troopers tell News 5 that it happened around 6:16 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 24 and Marksheffel Road when a Nissan Armada and a Buick Enclave collided.

Troopers said the Nissan SUV was turning left onto Marksheffel while the Buick was driving northeast on Highway 24 when it happened. CSP did not say which driver was at fault.

CSP said a 66-year-old woman was driving the Nissan and a 35-year-old man was driving the Buick. Both drivers suffered serious injuries as did one of the passengers in the Enclave, a 57-year-old man.

One of the children involved in the crash suffered serious injuries as well. Two other children were also taken to the hospital.

The intersection reopened several hours after the crash.