COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Police released the identity of a man involved in a fatal accident on Sunday.
CSP responded on Sunday to a crash on southbound I-25 south of the Cimarron exit. At the scene, they found a vehicle that had crossed all lanes striking a center-raised median.
The driver identified as 69-year-old Eloy Medina of Colorado Springs was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries where he would later die.
CSP say alcohol is considered a factor in this crash and when they arrived at the scene Medina did not have a seat belt on.
This marked the 24th fatal traffic accident in Colorado Springs in 2023.
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