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Colorado Springs Police Department activates Accident Alert Status

Colorado Springs Police activate accident alert/cold reporting due to weather and road conditions
Colorado Springs Police Department CSPD
Posted at 9:26 PM, Dec 28, 2022

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — The Colorado Springs Police Department is on Accident Alert Status due to weather and road conditions. The alert was activated at 8 p.m.

If you are in a traffic accident, the accident should be reported online if the below criteria applies:

  • No one died or was hurt
  • There were no drugs or alcohol involved
  • The wreck did not damage public property (road sign, utility pole, etc.)
  • All drivers in the accident are still there and everyone agrees to cold report
  • All involved parties have vehicle and insurance information to exchange

The above criteria still applies even if a vehicle requires a tow truck.

Below are some reminders if you have to drive in these conditions:

  • Check road conditions before you head out
  • Take additional time to arrive at your destination
  • Slow down and increase following distance
  • Plan your route on roads that are the least likely to be icy
  • Clear all windows of snow and ice prior to driving

For more information or to fill out a cold traffic report, visit the Colorado Springs Police Department Website.

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