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Colorado Springs Police Department on accident alert starting 9 PM Wednesday

Due to freezing weather, the Colorado Springs Police Department announced it will be on accident alert on Wednesday evening
Colorado Springs Police Department CSPD
Posted at 3:52 PM, Dec 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-21 17:52:11-05

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Colorado Springs Police Department announced that they will be on accident alert Wednesday evening. The alert will go into effect at 9:00 p.m. due to the inclement weather and freezing temperatures expected in the coming arctic invasionto hit Colorado Springs over the next couple of days.

The department says that the Accident Alert Status will end on December 24th, at 6:00 a.m.

Temperatures are expected to be in the single digits throughout the entirety of Thursday and the evening.

An accident alert, also known as cold reporting, means that if you are involved in a non-injury accident, exchange information, and report the incident on the City of Colorado Springs Website.

With the icy temperatures ahead CSPD wants you to remember these things.

  • Stay home and only go out if necessary
  • Reduce your speed
  • Increase your following distance
  • Know your brakes
  • Accelerate and decelerate slowly
  • Be sure your tires are properly inflated
  • Fill your gas tank

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