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Colorado Springs detective involved in an accident Tuesday afternoon on Woodmen Road

Woodmen Crash
Posted at 8:34 AM, Aug 15, 2023
and last updated 2023-08-15 19:57:41-04

I-25 and Woodmen Road

The Colorado Springs Police Department is on the scene of a crash Tuesday afternoon. According to CSPD Woodmen Road is closed between Commerce Center Drive and I-25 for a crash. The department is asking people to seek other routes.

According to the Colorado Springs Police Department, the crash involved two vehicles. One CSPD detective was involved in the crash. At this time CSPD believes the driver of a Prius pictured above is at fault for the crash.

According to a Colorado Springs Police Department blotter entry, a vehicle traveling westbound struck the detective in an unmarked vehicle from behind, the vehicle rolled multiple times and ejected that driver.

The driver of the rolled vehicle was taken to the hospital with injuries, their condition is unknown at this time. CSPD says the detective was taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but CSPD does not believe impairment is a factor in this crash at this time. The Major Crash Team is investigating this crash at this time.

I-25 and Cimarron Street

One person was extracted from an accident on I-25 and Cimarron Street on Tuesday, which closed the northbound direction south of Cimarron Street, according to CSFD.

The department is asking drivers to find an alternate route.

Witches Willow Lane and Cheyenne Meadows Road

An accident involving a semi-truck that crashed into an electricity pole at Witches Willow Lane and Cheyenne Meadows Road caused a blockage of eastbound and westbound Cheyenne Meadows Road from Venetucci Boulevard Tuesday morning.

Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) and the City of Colorado Springs announced the road closure this morning via Twitter.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) and Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) have been notified and are currently working to get the live wires cleared and functioning.

Academy Boulevard and Constitution Avenue

A traffic accident at Academy Boulevard and Constitution Avenue left southbound Academy Boulevard closed Tuesday morning, according to CSPD via Twitter as of approximately 7:00 a.m.

CSPD had the incident cleared as of 8:00 a.m. Three vehicles were involved and no injuries were reported, according to the department.

We will continue to update this article as we learn more about these accidents.

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