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Austin Bluffs Parkway opened following a significant accident Thursday, two people hospitalized

Traffic Accident Autin Bluffs Parkway
Posted at 6:03 PM, Oct 26, 2023
and last updated 2023-10-27 00:50:45-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Major Crash Team was on the scene of a traffic accident at the intersection of Austin Bluffs Parkway and Beverly Street Thursday evening.

The CSPD Major Crash Team Unit had the road closed for several hours in both directions, investigating the accident that occurred around 3:15 p.m.

According to the department, the accident appears to have involved a red car that was traveling westbound looking to make a left-hand turn. Police say an accident occurred at the intersection involving the car and motorcycle that was driving eastbound. At this time, there are limited details as if speed or alcohol were factors in the crash, which is under investigation.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to the scene shortly after the crash happened.

Both the rider and driver were taken to the hospital. The motorcycle rider is said to have life-threatening injuries.


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