Busy downtown Colorado Springs intersection back open after fight, person hit by car

Tejon/Pikes Peak assault and auto vs. pedestrian crash 8/19/2022
Tejon/Pikes Peak assault and auto vs. pedestrian crash 8/19/2022(KKTV/Kasia Kerridge)
Published: Aug. 19, 2022 at 2:49 AM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A busy Colorado Springs intersection is back open after a car hit a person, as well an assault.

Colorado Springs police responded to Pikes Peak and Tejon around 1:15 a.m. to an assault, and a related auto versus pedestrian crash.

Investigation showed the victim exited the passenger side of a car to fight with a group of people in the middle of the street. The victim was knocked to the ground and then subsequently hit by the car he had just exited. The car fled the scene. The victim was taken to the hospital with serious bodily injuries.

If anyone has any additional information, please contact the Colorado Springs Police Department at 719-444-7000.

The intersection reopened around 3:15 a.m. There is no word yet if anyone will face charges. We will update this article as we learn more.