Colorado Springs police are on Accident Alert Thursday after a sudden blast of winter hit the region overnight.
Police say that this means if there is a traffic accident and the following criteria are met, drivers can exchange information and report the accident online, or pick up a form at any police station.
1) None of the drivers is suspected of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
2) No one requires medical attention.
3) All drivers are still at the accident scene and have their license, registration and insurance information.
4) No public property was damaged (things like street signs or utility poles).
5) There was less than $1,000 in total damages to all involved vehicles.
You can also obtain a cold reporting form online here: https://crash.state.co.us/