UPDATE: SUNDAY 10/30/2022 3:10 p.m.

(COLORADO SPRINGS) — Based on witness statements, CSPD’s Major Crash Team assumed responsibility for the investigation.

Witnesses of the incident say the motorcyclist may have entered the intersection on a red light and was not wearing a helmet.

The crash occurred shortly before 6:30 a.m. The intersection of North Union Boulevard and East Platte Avenue was closed for several hours but has since been reopened.

ORIGINAL STORY: Fatal motorcycle crash closes North Union & East Platte

SUNDAY 10/30/2022 9:37 a.m.

The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) is reporting a fatal motorcycle crash on North Union Boulevard and East Platte Avenue Sunday morning on Oct. 30.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead, according to CSPD.

CSPD says to expect delays and to use alternative routes to avoid the area. Closures are expected for several hours.