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Child injured in suspected DUI crash

Three car wreck caused by driver who ran red light
Posted at 1:24 PM, Apr 15, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-15 17:22:44-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — A child was seriously injured in a three-car wreck caused by a suspected drunk driver in Colorado Springs Friday afternoon.

Officers arrested Odette Lopez Cordero on charges of vehicular assault, child abuse, and driving under the influence.

They believe she ran a red light at South Circle Drive and I-25 and collided with a tow-truck that was towing a vehicle.

The injured child was a passenger in the van she was driving. That child was rushed to a local hospital for treatment.

Lopez Cordero is currently in jail on a $10,000 bond. Her first court appearance is scheduled for Friday, April 21.

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