Police: Two Killed in Drag Racing Accident

Colorado Springs Police say two people were killed in a car crash Sunday night.  The call reportedly came in as two cars drag racing.

drag racing ax constitution and circle

Police are investigating a deadly drag racing crash that happened Sunday night. One racer and another driver died after their cars collided. The second suspect fled the scene.

It happened on Constitution Ave. near Circle in Colorado Springs. Constitution was closed between Winston Rd. and Downing Ave. Roads opened back up around 11:30 pm Sunday night.

Police say one of the cars racing Westbound on Circle lost control and hit a car traveling Eastbound on Constitution. The driver of that car, an older woman, was killed instantly. The driver of the car who lost control was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police tell us they believe they know who the suspect is and are investigating.


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
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 212710741 - kktv.com/a?a=212710741