Man facing DUI charges after central Colorado Springs crash

Adolph Ballejos Colorado Springs Police Department

A man is facing DUI charges after a wrong-way crash in central Colorado Springs Friday evening, according to police. 

The crash happened around 7:15 p.m. Friday on Nevada Avenue just south of the intersection with Fillmore Street. Police said a pickup truck was headed south in the northbound lanes when it collided head-on with a car that was headed northbound. The driver of the car was hospitalized with serious but not life-threatening injuries. 

The driver of the pickup truck, 61-year-old Adolph Ballejos, was arrested and charged with vehicular assault, DUI, and other traffic charges. 

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