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Three people were badly injured in a head-on collision east of Colorado Springs Friday night.
The crash happened on Highway 24 near Judge Orr Road.
Witnesses told State Patrol that one of the cars involved swerved to avoid another accident that was off to the side of the road. In trying to avoid that crash, the car ended up hitting an oncoming vehicle head on, witnesses said.
State Patrol is now investigating those claims. Troopers do say they believe one of the drivers was going too fast for road conditions. They're also investigating whether drugs and/or alcohol played a role.
One person sustained life-threatening injuries in the crash. A second person was in surgery at last report Friday night, while a third suffered broken bones.
Highway 24 was closed for part of Friday night while troopers worked at the scene. It was reopened around 10 p.m.
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