Colorado Springs

Serious crash at S. Academy, Hwy 85/87

Serious crash at S. Academy, Hwy 85/87

COLORADO SPRINGS - Authorities are investigating a crash at South Academy and Highway 85/87 from Thursday night.

The crash involved two vehicles.

According to state troopers, a 56-year-old man was driving a Monte Carlo and turned left, crossing the southbound lane, when his vehicle was hit by a Dodge Charger.

Both the 56-year-old and his passenger, a 26-year-old woman, were taken to the hospital. He is listed in serious condition, while she is in life-threatening condition.

Troopers say the driver of the Charger, a 27-year-old man, was wearing his seatbelt and suffered only minor injuries.

At this time it is unknow whether alcohol or speed were factors in the crash.

Stay with KRDO for updates as this story continues to develop.

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