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CSPD investigating deadly crash on north side of town

Academy and Woodmen deadly crash
Posted at 6:33 AM, Sep 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-26 08:33:18-04

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.