Deer causes multiple collisions on I-25

The scene on southbound I-25 between the Fillmore and Garden of the Gods exits.
The scene on southbound I-25 between the Fillmore and Garden of the Gods exits.(KKTV)
Published: Nov. 12, 2022 at 8:38 PM MST|Updated: Nov. 14, 2022 at 5:40 AM MST
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A deer trying to cross the interstate triggered two separate multi-car crashes near the Fillmore exit Saturday night.

The incident shut down southbound I-25 at Garden of the Gods (exit 146) for a couple of hours while police, firefighters and medical personnel responded to the scene. In all, seven vehicles were involved between the two collisions. Police confirm no drivers or passengers were injured, though the deer was killed.

The interstate was reopened around 9 p.m. Saturday.