COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - UPDATE (10/15): Fountain Police Department announced at 9:30 a.m. that they were off accident alert status.
PREVIOUS (10/14): As the first true blast of winter hits the Pikes Peak region, the city of Fountain has announced it is on accident alert status.
What this means for drivers is if there is crash where there are no injuries and no drug and/or alcohol use suspected, the parties involved are asked to exchange information and report the crash to police online. Drivers will have 72 hours after the collision to do so.
Police are reminding drivers to check road and travel conditions before leaving your home. If someone must drive, allow extra time. Road conditions statewide can be found here.