The Colorado Springs Police Department is on Accident Alert status as of April 4, 2017 at 3:00 am due to road conditions. If involved in a minor traffic accident, drivers should exchange their information and complete a counter (cold) accident report when the following conditions are met:
• No one died or was hurt
• There were no drugs or alcohol involved
• The wreck did not damage public property (e.g., a road sign, utility pole, etc.)
• All drivers in the accident are still there, and everyone agrees to and has vehicle and insurance information to exchange.
Drivers can either pick up a traffic accident report form at any of the police department substations or go on line at ColoradoSprings.gov > Public Safety > Police > Report a Minor Traffic Accident.
Drivers are reminded to check road conditions before heading out, leave more time to get to their destination, travel at a safe speed for the conditions and increase the following distance to the vehicle in front of them.