1 dead in crash at Platte and Wooten

COLORADO SPRINGS - One person has died in the crash at Platte and Wooten in Colorado Springs. 

The two-vehicle accident occurred during rush hour. Colorado Springs police believe a vehicle traveling east on Platte Avenue crossed into the oncoming lane, hitting another vehicle head-on. 

The driver in the eastbound lane was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The people in the other vehicle were taken to the hospital. Their condition is unknown. 

As of 8:45 p.m., westbound lanes of Platte were still blocked. 

Traffic is being diverted. Colorado Springs police ask that drivers seek alternate routes around the accident. 





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