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Colorado Springs Police on accident alert status

Posted at 8:44 PM, Mar 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-29 23:14:49-04

COLORADO SPRINGS – Colorado Springs Police are on accident alert status as of Friday night at 8:40 p.m. due to deteriorating road and weather conditions.

This afternoon the city has seen scattered showers, heavy hail in some parts, and snow is moving in this evening. There was also a tornado sighting out near Falcon.

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If you’re involved in a traffic crash with no fatalities or injuries and no one is suspected of being under the influence, and both drivers have their license, registration and insurance information – DO NOT CALL POLICE.

Instead exchange information and report it within 72 hours by going here: and click Report a Minor Traffic Accident.

If the other factors exist you can call the police for help.

Drivers make sure you travel at a safe speed for the conditions and leave a safe distance between your car and the ones in front of you.

You’re advised to stay home altogether if you can.

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