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Passenger identified in a fatal multi-vehicle crash from October

Colorado Springs Accident
Posted at 4:34 PM, Nov 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-14 18:34:33-05

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Colorado Springs Police identified 32-year-old Michael Tapia Jr. as the person who died in a multi-vehicle accident in October on Monday.

The multi-vehicle accident happened at the intersection of Lake Avenue and Venetucci Boulevard on Friday, October 28th around 8:00 p.m.

The crash involved a Jeep Truck and Nissan Sedan. When Emergency First Responders arrived they located three people in the Nissan and two people in the Jeep who were taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Michael Tapia Jr died at the hospital as a result of his injuries.

The driver of the Nissan 54-year-old Michael Tapia Sr. has been charged with Vehicular Homicide as a result of his involvement in the crash.

This was the 50th fatal traffic accident of the year in Colorado Springs.

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