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.
This area is still active. WB Fillmore at Union and all of SB Union are shut down at Austin Bluffs. Please avoid the area as detectives investigate the scene. https://t.co/DzK2NoXrcc
— Springs Police (@CSPDPIO) April 16, 2019