(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) is investigating a crash after a driver hit a Colorado Springs Utilities (Springs Utilities) truck on Sunday, Feb. 5.
51-year-old Ramon Mendez will face the following charges, according to CSPD:
- Vehicular Assault
- Driving Under the Influence
- Careless Driving
Early Sunday morning, Springs Utilities was working maintenance near the intersection of Voyager Parkway and New Life Drive. Shortly after 2:20 a.m., Mendez was driving when he hit a Springs Utilities’ truck.
The occupant of the Springs Utilities truck was transported to a hospital, along with Mendez and a passenger of his vehicle. Mendez will be charged pending his release from the hospital, stated CSPD.
The Major Crash Team was notified and the investigation is ongoing.