COLORADO SPRINGS – A Colorado Springs police officer is involved in an accident on Academy Blvd at Astrozon. Police say the officer was headed to a call northbound on Academy Blvd. with his lights and siren on when his car was hit by a car traveling westbound through the intersection. There are no serious injuries reported at this time.
There is a large police presence at the crash and the southbound lanes of Academy Blvd. are expected to be closed until roughly 9:00 p.m. Plan on taking an alternate route and avoid the area if possible.
Crash at Academy and Astros on involving a police cruiser. The officer was responding northbound to a disturbance with lights and sirens when they were struck in the intersection by a vehicle heading westbound. No injuries reported. @KOAA pic.twitter.com/Iied7bbViL
— Ryan Mutch (@ryanmutchkoaa) February 8, 2019
SB Academy at Astrozon is closed for traffic collision investigation. Will be closed until approximately 9PM. Lt Koch at scene.
— CSPD Duty Lieutenant (@CSPDDutyLt) February 8, 2019