Lane Restrictions Still In Effect On Union Near Academy After Rollover

To join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Facebook page!

A rollover near Academy and Union knocked out power for more than 1,650 customers Friday morning.

Power was restored to most customers just before 7 a.m., and all others around 8:30 a.m.

Repairs are expected to last through the morning. Lane restrictions are currently in effect on Union at Garden Ranch Road, just west of Academy.

The outage primarily affected customers west of Academy and north of Austin Bluffs. UCCS was included in the affected area.

The rollover occurred at Union and Ranch Drive just before 5:30 a.m. and reportedly knocked over a power pole, according to police. Police say the driver did not have his lights on. He also hit an electrical box which started a small fire. The driver, identified by police as Frank Navarro Jr., was taken to the hospital as a precaution. Alcohol is a suspected factor.

Keep checking here for updates.

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
KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 194172021 -
Gray Television, Inc.