Colorado Springs Police tell 11 News that speed and alcohol are the cause of an early morning accident that sent two young people to a local hospital at 2:00 am Sunday.
Police say the car had four people inside, all minors. It was going down Meadow Ridge toward Lexington at nearly 90 miles per hour when the driver lost control. The car swerved off the road and rolled into a park.
Two males, the driver with serious but non-life threatening injuries and a passenger with possible life threatening head injuries, were transported to a local hospital. The two other passengers were served summons' for illegal consumption of alcohol.
One of the two uninjured passengers originally left the scene of the accident but was brought back to the scene by police. Charges are pending while the investigation continues. Names of the juveniles are not being released at this time.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.