Pedestrian cited following crash in east Colorado Springs

Police say the pedestrian caused the crash when he crossed against the traffic signal.
Published: Nov. 30, 2022 at 5:30 PM MST|Updated: Dec. 1, 2022 at 7:21 AM MST
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A pedestrian was cited after police say he caused a crash at a busy Colorado Springs intersection during the Wednesday evening commute.

The pedestrian was crossing the street at Powers and Palmer Park Boulevard just after 5:20 p.m. when he was hit by a car. The man was hurt and taken to the hospital, though there are no reports of his injuries being life-threatening. The driver remained at the scene.

The collision shut down northbound Powers for an hour.

Police say the pedestrian was going against the traffic signal and did not have the right of way when he was crossing the street.