UPDATE: MONDAY 5/8/2023 9:55 a.m.
(COLORADO SPRINGS) — Colorado Springs Traffic said all lanes are now open at Austin Bluffs Pkwy. and N. Academy Blvd.
The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) said the crash occurred around 7:08 a.m. A vehicle was traveling northbound on N. Academy Blvd. in the center lane, the vehicle had a green light and traveling within the speed limit. A pedestrian was crossing from the center median outside of a marked crosswalk.
CSPD said the driver remained on the scene and was cooperating with the investigation. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital for injuries they sustained in the crash. Alcohol and drugs are not considered factors in the crash at this time.
CSPD reminds pedestrians to use crosswalks when crossing roadways.
MONDAY 5/8/2023 8:19 a.m.
The Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) is at the scene of a traffic accident that happened on the morning of Monday, May 8 at Austin Bluffs Parkway and North Academy Boulevard.
The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) tweeted at 7:30 a.m. that officers were on the scene of a crash at Autin Bluffs Pkwy. and N. Academy Blvd. CSPD tells FOX21 a pedestrian was involved but the injuries were non-life-threatening and the pedestrian was taken to the hospital.
Several northbound lanes were shut down due to the crash.