1 person dead after hit-and-run crash in northeast Colorado Springs Tuesday night

Academy/Maizeland deadly crash 9/27/2022
Academy/Maizeland deadly crash 9/27/2022(KKTV/Kevin McDonald)
Published: Sep. 28, 2022 at 2:36 AM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - One person is dead after a hit-and-run crash.

Around 10 pm. Tuesday night, the Colorado Springs Police Department responded near the area of Academy and Maizeland to a car versus pedestrian crash. Police say the person was hit by a car and killed. That car fled the scene.

Police say the victim was either walking or riding a bike when they were hit. They have not yet been identified Wednesday morning.

This crash is one of three deadly crashes that happened overnight from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning: A motorcyclist was killed near UCCS Tuesday night and a pedestrian was hit and killed on I-25 near the MLK Bypass early Wednesday morning.

We will update this article as we learn more about potential suspect(s) or vehicle descriptions.