(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) said a total of five cars were involved in the crash that closed Austin Bluffs Parkway from Rangewood Drive to Templeton Gap Road on Friday.

According to CSPD, officers responded around 11:33 a.m. to the intersection of Austin Bluffs and Rangewood on a reported multi-car crash. Once officers arrived, they discovered that a pickup truck was heading north on Austin Bluffs when it hit multiple cars that were stopped at a traffic light at Rangewood.

Five cars were involved in the crash, and three drivers were taken to the hospital, their injuries are unknown at this time.

CSPD said the crash is currently under investigation, and asked anyone who witnessed the crash or has pertinent information to contact CSPD at (719)444-7000. You can also submit an anonymous tip to the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719)634-STOP (7867), or 1-800-222-8477.

ORIGINAL STORY: Traffic accident closes Austin Bluffs at Rangewood Dr

FRIDAY 1/20/2023 12:16 p.m.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) is at the scene of a traffic accident at Austin Bluffs Parkway and Rangewood Drive.

According to CSFD, there are multiple vehicles involved and multiple crews responding to the area. CSFD said that everyone that needed medical assistance has been transported to the hospital.

The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) tweeted that northbound and southbound lanes are closed due to the accident and Austin Bluffs Pkwy is closed from Rangewood Dr. to Templeton Gap Road. CSPD is asking the public to seek alternate routes for now.

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