Driver in Colorado Springs rollover crash has died
The driver that suffered serious injuries after two cars collided at I-25 and the MLK Bypass has died.
He has been identified as 84-year-old Larry Crook of Pueblo West. He was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. The Colorado Springs Police Department says he died October 11.
The accident happened on Tuesday, October 1. The rollover happened just before rush hour and caused major delays on southbound I-25.
The on scene investigation revealed a Nissan Xterra and a Ford Mustang were both southbound on I-25, near the Martin Luther King Jr. Bypass, when they collided. The impact resulted in the Xterra losing control, rolling over, and traveling off the roadway onto the right shoulder. The Mustang spun out but remained on the roadway.
Police said this investigation is continuing and no charges have been filed. They also say impairment and excessive speeds are not considered factors in this crash.
Mr. Crook is the 34th traffic fatality in Colorado Springs in 2019.
Anyone with information or who is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.