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Trail users warned about booby trap on Colorado Springs trail

Posted at 12:06 PM, Apr 03, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS – According to the Trails and Open space coalition, two cyclists were thrown from their bicycles after hitting a trip line on the Rock Island Trail.

One of those cyclists was local artist Nard Claar, who suffered a broken collarbone, broken ribs and a concussion from the crash. The other cyclist suffered bruises but was not seriously hurt.

The incident happened on the trail at the bridge near Union Boulevard. The Trails and Open Space Coalition said police are investigating the incident.

News5’s Bill Folsom is interviewing Claar about the experience. We’ll share that interview on News5 at 5:00 and News5 at 6:00.