2 DUI Arrests At Same Intersection; Crash Knocks Down Power Pole

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Two drunk drivers were arrested within minutes at the same intersection in Colorado Springs Wednesday morning.

Police say the first driver crashed into a utility pole just after 1:30 a.m., knocking it into the middle of the intersection at Austin Bluffs and Barnes.

Shortly after the first accident, police say a second person drove into the area of the crash site. She was also arrested for DUI.

Utility crews remain at the scene working on repairs, blocking access onto Austin Bluffs from several nearby streets. These include:

Austin Bluffs at Barnes
The intersection of Siefert and Austin Bluffs
Park Vista and Austin Bluffs

Traffic is also being redirected at Barnes and Doherty.

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