Police investigate head-on crash in Colorado Springs

Published: Jan. 19, 2019 at 11:12 AM MST
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Officers said one man was behind bars Friday afternoon after caused a dangerous traffic accident while driving drunk in Colorado Springs.

The crash happened at 7:15 p.m. on Nevada Avenue near Polk Street. Investigators said 61-year-old Adolph Ballejos was driving into oncoming traffic on Nevada Avenue and struck a vehicle head-on.

The victim's injuries were serious, but not life threatening.

Investigators believe alcohol played a factor in the accident.

Ballejos was arrested for vehicular assault, DUI, and other traffic charges. He was later taken to the Criminal Justice Center in El Paso County.