COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Police Department is investigating a crash that left one person dead Friday night.
Just after 11:30 p.m. Colorado Springs Police Department's Major Crash Team drove up on a multi-vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of North Academy Blvd., just south of the East Woodmen Rd. bridge.
According to investigators, a motorcyclist was driving southbound on North Academy Blvd., lost control of his motorcycle and crashed. A short distance away, two more motorcycles crashed and then a Subaru ran into one of the motorcycles involved in the second crash. The victim was involved in the second and third crash. The motorcyclist was taken to a local hospital and later died.
Authorities have not yet determined if excessive speeds, and/or impairment are involved.
The victim was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.