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Wrecks close Academy Blvd near Maizeland

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Posted at 9:47 PM, Oct 01, 2022

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — A serious crash blocked traffic for hours Saturday evening on Academy Boulevard. It happened at around 7:30 p.m. near the intersection of Maizeland Road.

Witnesses who wished to remain anonymous told News 5 they saw the driver of one of the vehicles rear-end a car that had just been involved in an earlier wreck.

There's no word yet on reports of injuries or how many vehicles were involved. All southbound lanes of Academy Boulevard were closed.

This is a developing story. Check back with News 5 for updates.
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