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Powers Boulevard reopened following multi-vehicle crash Wednesday morning

Multiple vehicle crash on Powers
Posted at 9:59 AM, Aug 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-28 17:34:08-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — The northbound and southbound lanes of Powers Boulevard at Stetson Hills Boulevard were shut down because of a major traffic accident Wednesday morning.

Colorado Springs police told News5 that a full sized pickup truck was traveling Northbound on Powers when it struck a car in front of it. The pickup spun out and crossed the median, crashing into a trash truck. Authorities say a total of five vehicles were involved, with two people taken to the hospital.

Powers was closed for nearly six hours while authorities cleaned up the area and conducted an investigation.

Around 3 p.m., the on-scene investigation was completed and all lanes of Powers were reopened.

At this time, we do not know the status of anyone involved in the crash.