MANITOU SPRINGS — Colorado State Patrol is investigating after an accident that killed one person in Manitou Springs. State Patrol says the accident involved one or more ATVs on private property on Ruxton Avenue.
Another person was airlifted to a hospital. Their condition has not been released. Three others were able to walk out of the area.
Search and rescue says it was difficult to get to the area with all of their equipment, but once they did they were able to do their job and get the victims out in about 20 minutes.
Specific details on the incident are not yet available. There's no word on what they were riding or what led to the accident.
Right now there are no road closures near the incline.
#BreakingNews Emergency situation on Ruston Ave in Mantiou Springs just past the Cog Railway. Unconfirmed info that this could be a crash and there are multiple injuries. A helicopter is currently stationed at the incline parking lot. Working on getting more details. @KOAA pic.twitter.com/LkC2ik5Ddy— Ryan Mutch (@ryanmutchkoaa) July 20, 2019
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