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Person in critical condition following crash at Airport Road and South Academy Boulevard

Posted at 11:32 AM, Sep 12, 2023

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Fire Department and the Colorado Springs Police Department were on the scene of a traffic accident near Airport Rd. and S. Academy Blvd. It happened around 11:30 a.m.

According to the fire department, one person was trapped following the crash. The department also says that one person was in critical condition and was being taken to the hospital. At this time, it is unclear whether this person was the same person who was trapped.

All eastbound lanes on Airport Rd. were blocked for several hours while crews cleared the scene. CSPD told News5 just before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday that the roads had been reopened.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.
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