UPDATE: WEDNESDAY 4/12/2023 4:10 p.m.
(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Colorado State Patrol (CSP) told FOX21News.com that northbound Peterson Road, north of Palmer Park Boulevard, has reopened after an earlier crash involving a pedestrian.
CSP said the driver and vehicle involved in the crash remained on the scene and the pedestrian was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.
CSP said the road was reopened shortly after 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12. It was shut down by the Cimarron Hills Fire Department (CHFD) 15 minutes earlier at 3:15 p.m. and CSP received the first notification of the crash at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday.
UPDATE: Pedestrian hospitalized, Peterson Road blocked due to crash
UPDATE: WEDNESDAY 4/12/2023 3:47 p.m.
The Cimarron Hills Fire Department (CHFD) told FOX21News.com that the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) is the investigating agency after a crash involving a pedestrian at Palmer Park Boulevard and Peterson Road.
CHFD said the pedestrian has been transported to the hospital.
ORIGINAL STORY: Peterson Road blocked due to pedestrian crash
WEDNESDAY 4/12/2023 3:31 p.m.
Northbound Peterson Road is blocked north of Palmer Park Boulevard due to a crash involving a pedestrian, according to Cimarron Hills Fire Department (CHFD).
CHFD posted about the crash just after 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12 on Twitter, and said crews were responding to an auto-pedestrian crash reportedly blocking traffic.
When responders arrived, CHFD said the crash was determined to be blocking the northbound lanes of Peterson Road.
CHFD said law enforcement was on the scene and asked the public to watch for emergency crews and slowing traffic.
FOX21 News has a crew on the way to the scene and will provide updates when more information becomes available.