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Hit and run on Powers Boulevard leaves three injured, law enforcement searching for suspect

Car accident
Posted at 6:18 AM, Jan 04, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-04 10:53:00-05

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — According to the Colorado Springs Police Department, three people were injured Tuesday evening following a traffic accident.

The accident happened Tuesday evening around 11:50 pm at the intersection of Airport Rd and Southbound Powers Boulevard.

According to Colorado Springs Police, a truck fled El Paso County Deputies near the intersection and entered the southbound lanes of Powers Boulevard.

As the truck was traveling northbound it struck an SUV traveling southbound on Powers. Medical personnel transported three injured victims to a local hospital. There is no information as to the condition of the victims at this time.

When officers arrived at the scene they searched the area but were not able to find the driver of the truck. The El Paso County Sheriff's department is looking for the suspect.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is learned.

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