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.
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: cspd.coloradosprings.gov 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.
We are continuing to monitor a tornado sighting in Eastern El Paso County. At this point there aren’t any reports of injuries or damage, but we will keep you posted on anything new we learn. Viewers shared their perspective of the storm. Check it out: pic.twitter.com/gL23Bc31ff
— Patrick Nelson (@PatrickNelsonTV) March 30, 2019