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Man arrested for DUI after a multi-vehicle crash

Car accident
Posted at 8:44 AM, Nov 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-03 11:19:39-05

COLORADO SPRINGS — A man is in custody for driving under the influence after causing a three vehicle crash, which included a police car, at the intersection of Academy Boulevard and Hancock Expressway Saturday night.

According to police the driver of a gray Acura RL, a Hispanic male, was traveling south on South Academy Boulevard in the far right lane at a high rate of speed and struck a Nissan Murano that was in the right lane of South Academy Blvd. at the red light.

Police say the Murano was pushed into a Subaru that was directly in front of it. After the initial impact, the Acura was pushed southeast and struck a police officer's car.

The driver of the Nissan Murano was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported at the scene.

The driver of the Acura has been arrested for DUI.