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CSPD investigating auto/pedestrian accident involving dump truck

Posted at 5:47 PM, Apr 16, 2019

UPDATE: At approximately 7 p.m., CSPD reported that the intersection had reopened.

COLORADO SPRINGS – A person is in critical condition after they were struck by a dump truck while riding a bike at the intersection of Fillmore and Union Tuesday afternoon around 4 p.m.

Westbound Fillmore at Union and all of southbound Union are shut down at Austin Bluffs. Drivers are advised to avoid the area.

A News 5 crew on scene was told that the person on the bike was a male but at this time we do not know if that person is an adult or a teenager.

The intersection is expected to be closed for two to three hours while detectives investigate.