Hit-and-run crash in Colorado Springs under investigation, truck caught fire as driver fled the scene
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A serious hit-and-run crash closed down part of a busy roadway in Colorado Springs Wednesday night.
Just after 6 at night, eastbound Platte Avenue and southbound Circle were closed for the investigation. At about 6:35 p.m., police tweeted the entire intersection was closed. The area is in the Knob Hill neighborhood just to the west of North Academy Boulevard.
According to police at the scene, a truck driver failed to stop and slammed into a car. The truck driver then ran from the scene as the truck caught fire.
The driver of the smaller car was taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.
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