Driver Seriously Injured In Crash

A driver is fighting for his life this morning, after an accident near Airport Road and South Academy Blvd. in Colorado Springs.

The accident happened at about 11:00 p.m. July 5.

Police say the driver of a Chevy Suburban was going south on Academy and tried to turn left onto eastbound Airport. Police say a Jeep Cherokee that was on northbound Academy hit the Suburban.

Police say the driver of the Suburban was taken to the hospital with serious, life threatening injuries. According to police, the driver of the Jeep was not seriously hurt.

Airport road was closed in both directions at South Academy for almost three hours while police investigated.