Driver arrested on DUI charges after three-car crash in northeastern Colorado Springs

Steven Wright Colorado Springs Police Department

A driver is facing DUI charges after a three-car crash in northeastern Colorado Springs Friday afternoon. 

The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. on Austin Bluffs Parkway near the intersection with Old Farm Drive. Police said a truck was headed southwest on Austin Bluffs Parkway when the driver lost control. The truck went over the median and hit a sedan that was headed in the opposite direction. The sedan then hit an SUV. 

Police said two people in the sedan were hospitalized with unknown injuries. The driver of the truck, 47-year-old Steven Wright, was also hospitalized. The people in the SUV were not injured. 

Police said Wright was under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested and charged with vehicular assault, careless driving, and related DUI charges. 

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