Woman thrown from motorcycle after being hit by car
Investigators won't rule out alcohol as a factor in a crash that sent a woman to the hospital Sunday on Colorado Springs west side.
The accident occurred at about 7:45 p.m. at the intersection of Colorado Avenue and Walnut Street.
Police said a car rear-ended a motorcycle, injuring a woman riding the motorcycle.
Police have not identified the woman but described her as white and 40 years old. She was not wearing a helmet and suffered a serious head injury.
The driver of the vehicle was not injured.
Detectives with the Major Accident Unit are investigating. The investigation closed Walnut Avenue for about three hours.
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