Drag racing suspected in nasty wreck off Academy Blvd.

Joe Dominguez, Multimedia Journalist - Pueblo Chieftain Bureau , j.dominguez@krdo.com
POSTED: 06:56 PM MDT Jul 14, 2013    UPDATED: 08:33 PM MDT Jul 14, 2013 
Near Academy Blvd. and Austin Bluffs Pkwy.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

Colorado Springs police investigated a car crash that could be the result of drag racing.

It happened Sunday near Academy Boulevard and Austin Bluffs Parkway just before 5 p.m.

Police said the driver of a red car hit a Jeep. Both vehicles ended up in the backyard of a home.

Both driver were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Police said the red car may have been racing a Mustang. It stopped briefly following the crash but then left the scene. Police are searching for that car.