Driver May Be Cited For Auto-Ped Accident in CO Springs


Colorado Springs police are investigating an auto-pedestrian accident on Academy near S. Carefree. We are told a woman and a 7-year-old were hit while walking in a crosswalk. Police believe they had the right away.

Investigators say the driver of an SUV was turning left onto the westbound lanes when the accident happened this afternoon.

Police say the woman and child were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver could be cited with Failure to Yield to a Pedestrian. At this time, police do not believe alcohol, drugs, speed or texing contributed to this accident.

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