COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) is on accident alert as a powerful storm system moves into Colorado.
While the police department is on accident alert, drivers are asked to report minor traffic accidents by completing a cold report. A cold report is acceptable in instances such as:
- A traffic accident where there were no fatalities or injuries requiring medical attention
- No driver is suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- All drivers were present with license, registration and insurance information
- No damage was made to public property such as a street sign or utility pole
Drivers should exchange their information and follow the procedure for completing a cold report.
When damage to any vehicle requires a wrecker, a counter report can be made providing the previous criteria is met. Drivers can pick up a traffic accident report form at any of the police department substations or they can go on line at cspd.coloradosprings.gov, go to the CSPD homepage and select “report a minor traffic accident” for instructions.
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