Colorado Springs police and fire crews responded to single car versus a tree accident at 930 N. Union Blvd. Saturday morning. The driver of a gold Honda Accord appeared to have lost control while heading South on N. Union Blvd and veered into a tree.
The driver was trapped in the car and crews from the CSFD heavy rescue truck had to extricate him from the driver's side. The driver was then transported to a local hospital by ambulance with an unknown injuries, according to police.
Riding with the driver was a dog which died at the scene. Southbound lanes of N. Union were blocked for approximately 1 hour as crews worked on the scene and police investigated the cause of the accident.