After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon, though areas in higher elevations could see 1-2". The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
Colorado Springs police arrested a man driving the wrong way on I-25 Wednesday afternoon.
Just before 2 p.m. Wednesday the driver of a maroon SUV was first spotted driving south in the northbound lanes of I-25 right around the North Nevada Interchange.
An officer tried to stop the vehicle near Garden of the Gods Road but the vehicle went around the officer, just missing his cruiser.
The driver ultimately made it more than two miles in the wrong direction before driving over stop-sticks police laid down in northbound lanes of the highway near the Fillmore Street exit.
That blew the SUV’s tires, forcing the driver to stop. Police shut down a few lanes of the highway to direct traffic around the scene.
Police said driver Scott Loos, 49, was arrested for DUID or driving under the influence of drugs. Officers did not specify which drugs they suspect Loos of using.
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