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Woman hit by car in downtown Springs; 1 arrested

Police assessing the scene of an auto-pedestrian crash on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021.  A jacket can...
Police assessing the scene of an auto-pedestrian crash on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. A jacket can be seen lying on the street.(KKTV)
Published: Nov. 14, 2021 at 7:51 AM MST|Updated: Nov. 15, 2021 at 7:02 AM MST
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A driver is suspected of being drunk or on drugs when he hit a woman in downtown Colorado Springs Sunday morning.

The victim was crossing at the intersection of Cimarron and Tejon just after 2 a.m. when she was hit. Police found her suffering serious injuries and rushed her to the hospital. Her condition is unknown as of Monday morning.

Police say the victim was in the crosswalk when she was hit but was crossing against a red light.

The driver was detained at the scene and is now facing charges of vehicular assault and DUI. He has been identified as 45-year-old William Tucker. The name of the victim has not been released.

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