May 16, 2013 9:01 AM
Highway 47 is now open after an accident closed the westbound lanes for most of the night.
It happened near Dillon Drive.
Police say a semi truck rear-ended a Hyundai at the intersection.
The driver of the Hyundai, 17, sustained serious head injuries as a result of... more »
April 9, 2013 3:03 AM
Daydreaming and driving could prove to be a deadly combination. A recent study by the Erie Insurance Group reveals you are five times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash if you are "lost in thought" rather than if you are distracted by some type of electronic device.... more »
April 6, 2013 12:20 PM
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a 46-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a motorcycle while walking across a highway in Pueblo. Henchi Chen was hit at the intersection of U.S. Highway 50 and Westroads Avenue at about 5 a.m. Friday. Police say the man was crossing... more »
April 6, 2013 12:18 PM
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A 38-year-old paraglider is recovering after crashing near Erie Municipal Airport east of Boulder. Steve Pischke, deputy chief of Mountain View Fire Rescue, tells The Daily Camera that rescue crews were called to the area at about 12:30 p.m. Friday after the man fell about 20... more »
April 1, 2013 4:33 AM
Auto versus pedestrian accidents and hit and runs are both up in Denver.
Numbers were up 40% in January and February. Just this weekend they had to add three more to the list. Several of the accidents have been fatal, including one this weekend. According to the Denver Post, police... more »
March 30, 2013 12:16 PM
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The U.S. military has identified a member of the Navy's SEAL Team 6 who died during parachute training in southern Arizona. Navy officials say 31-year-old Special Warfare Operator Chief Brett D. Shadle of Elizabethville, Pa., died when he and another SEAL collided in midair Thursday. Shadle... more »
February 11, 2013 11:20 AM
The surgeon who operated on Lindsey Vonn's right knee was "optimistic for a full recovery" after she shredded two ligaments during a crash last week at the world championships. Dr. Bill Sterett, a physician for the U.S. Ski Team, performed the procedure on the four-time overall World Cup champion on... more »
January 22, 2013 12:19 AM
Police continue to clean up from a nasty crash after a head-on collision took out three vehicles on a residential street in Colorado Springs.
It happened at the intersection of Murray Blvd & Galley Rd around 6:30 PM. Police say two cars were driving northbound on Murray, one behind the... more »
December 3, 2012 1:27 PM
CHEYENNE COUNTY - A 28-year old man died in a head-on collision with a semi-truck in Cheyenne County. The accident happened at around 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning along Colorado Highway 40 near milepost 438.
State troopers say the crash victim was headed west a 2000 Dodge Durango when he... more »
November 27, 2012 6:02 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - All three of victims identified in a deadly auto-pedestrian accident Monday in Colorado Springs were minors. Leondro Xavier Carabajal, 17, and Neto White, 9, were seriously injured when they were hit from behind by an SUV while pushing a stalled minivan out of traffic.
The accident... more »
November 27, 2012 4:25 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - It will cost a Colorado Springs man who was arrested Monday on charges of Driving Under the Influence and Vehicular Homicide more money to post bail.
At the request of the district attorney, the judge increased the bond for Robert Icenogle, 47, from $30,000 to $150,000... more »
November 27, 2012 12:39 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS - Two people have died after they were hit from behind while trying to push a stalled minivan out of the road. The accident happened at around 4:00 p.m. Monday afternoon in the eastbound lanes of Pikes Peak Avenue in near the intersection of Parkside Drive.
The... more »
November 26, 2012 9:50 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - Two people have died after they were hit from behind while trying to push a stalled minivan out of traffic Monday afternoon. The accident happened at around 4:00 p.m. in the 2500 Block of Pikes Peak Avenue just east of the intersection with Parkside Drive.
Police... more »
November 24, 2012 9:56 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS- Residents near the 1700 block of Palmer Park Boulevard were awakened early Saturday morning after a car barreled through three residentIal yards before crashing into a home.
Manual and Norene DeTorres were busy sweeping up broken glass and branches from their front yard all morning long.
... more »
November 23, 2012 9:12 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - A man who was rock climbing at the Garden of the Gods had to be taken to the hospital after falling about 8 feet and hitting his head. The accident happened shortly after 1:30 Friday afternoon.
The man and a climbing partner were ascending the western... more »
November 17, 2012 8:10 AM
Nearly 50 children were killed in southern Egypt when a train slammed into a nursery school bus. The bus was carrying children between the ages of four and six Saturday and at least 47 children have been confirmed dead. Hospital officials say a number of injured children are being treated... more »
October 5, 2012 1:33 AM
We're making good on our promise to follow up on a deadly rollover in southern El Paso County last month; it happened on a badly damaged dirt road near Hanover.
Staff Sergeant David Feaster, a Fort Carson soldier, was killed when his car was thrown from the washboard road... more »
September 29, 2012 1:26 AM
Neighbors are speaking out after a deadly accident News 5 first reported Thursday night.
Staff Sergeant David Feaster of Fort Carson was driving home with his 11-year-old son when his car veered toward a telephone pole; the boy told officials his father over-corrected, rolling the car one and a... more »
September 28, 2012 1:16 AM
Staff Sgt. David Feaster, an active solider at Fort Carson, was killed Thursday night in a one-vehicle rollover at 18005 High Plains View in Hanover near the Pikes Peak International Raceway. His 11-year-old son was also in the car, but survived the crash uninjured.
State Patrol tells News 5... more »
August 15, 2012 6:07 PM
South Florida authorities say a woman who was parasailing with her husband died when her harness broke and she plummeted as much as 200 feet into the Atlantic Ocean. Pompano Beach spokeswoman Sandra King says the 28-year-old woman was parasailing Wednesday afternoon when her harness broke. King says the boat... more »
August 10, 2012 9:08 PM
The five year old girl hit by a race car at the summit of Pikes Peak during practice races for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has been released from Memorial hospital, treated for non-life threatening injuries.
It happened around 9:30 Friday morning; a race car driver was finishing... more »
July 24, 2012 1:52 PM
Two people have died in an accident just north of Trinidad that happened just after 9 o'clock this morning.
The Colorado State Patrol reports one vehicle went out of control while southbound about 10 miles north of Trinidad and rolled. One person, a female, died at the scene. The... more »
July 1, 2012 7:39 PM
In Woodland Park, a town that's been through so much this week, more heartache.
Three members of Boy Scout Troop 230 and one of their leaders were killed in an accident this weekend in Wyoming.
Wyoming Highway Patrol says the crash happened Saturday morning between Thermopolis and Cody. A... more »
July 1, 2012 2:50 PM
Those in Woodland Park grieve the loss of four of their own. An accident in Wyoming yesterday killed three Woodland Park High School students and a community member. Paul Kekich, 16, Nick Naples, 17, Alex Ragan, 17, and Richard Kleiner lost their lives. We will have more on this accident... more »
June 16, 2012 4:51 PM
A 45 year old Pueblo man has been flown by helicopter to Memorial hospital after a rollover accident on I-25 South near mile marker 119.
State Patrol tells News 5 around 1:00 PM on Saturday a 1995 Nissan SUV was traveling southbound on I-25, then entered the median and... more »
June 4, 2012 7:41 PM
A truck drops a load of gravel on Interstate 25 causing a dangerous chain reaction for drivers.
State troopers say the gravel spilled on I-25 northbound near exit 106 around 10 Monday morning just north of Pueblo, and it caught drivers off-guard. "It had quite a chain reaction," said Trooper... more »
May 26, 2012 7:34 PM
We're learning more about the hit and run accident involving Pueblo City Manager Jerry Pacheco.
The 911 call has been released from the woman who says her car was hit by Pacheco.
The woman who called 911 says her name is Sue Welty. She called police on Wednesday... more »
May 4, 2012 9:32 PM
CHILLIWACK, British Columbia (AP) - Police say they now have the video card from a camera that may have recorded the events leading to a woman's death after falling from a hang glider in British Columbia. Lenami Godinez-Avila, 27, was celebrating with her boyfriend last Saturday with a hang-gliding excursion,... more »
May 2, 2012 9:42 PM
An 18-year-old girl is uninjured after her car crashed into a tree off Lexington Drive, ruptured a gas line, and burst into flames. She told officials a miller moth trapped in her car was the distraction that caused the crash. Witnesses pulled the teen's body from her SUV just moments... more »
April 30, 2012 12:32 AM
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) - Police say two teenage girls who fell asleep while sunbathing on a rural Pennsylvania road have been struck by a car. The Beaver County Police Department tells local media that 13-year-olds Samantha Schermanhorn and Kaylie George were hit by the vehicle Sunday afternoon. Two of Samantha's... more »
April 29, 2012 2:43 AM
Three young teens lose their lives in an overnight crash in Pueblo. It happened around nine Saturday night on Pueblo Boulevard. Police say a pick-up truck headed south hit a red car turning westbound onto Northern Avenue. The truck was traveling at an extreme high rate of speed according to... more »
April 8, 2012 12:41 AM
EL CENTRO, Calif. (AP) - A military spokeswoman says seven people are hospitalized with minor injuries after a British Chinook helicopter suffered a "mishap" during a landing exercise in the Arizona desert. Michelle Dee, a spokeswoman for Naval Air Facility El Centro in California, says the seven have non-life-threatening injuries.... more »
April 2, 2012 12:43 AM
One man was killed and another badly injured after a skydiving jump gone wrong. They plunged into a field north of the Fremont County Airport, just east of Canon City.
The crash occurred just after 9:00 AM; the two men took the deadly dive from about 8,000 feet. Despite... more »
March 19, 2012 2:46 PM
ARNOLD, Calif. (AP) - Authorities in Northern California say a 100-foot-tall tree fell onto a house and killed an 8-year-old girl who was sleeping inside. The Record of Stockton reports the tree fell in the Calaveras County town of Arnold shortly before 6:30 a.m. Sunday. Fire officials say the storm-weakened... more »
March 14, 2012 8:05 PM
It was a close call for a Colorado Springs woman who was hit by a Jeep Wednesday afternoon when the driver veered onto the sidewalk and crashed through her yard along in 800 block of N. Walnut Street near Bristol Elementary.
Police say Allison Reams, 35, jumped out of... more »
March 13, 2012 4:12 PM
Interstate 25 remains closed northbound from near the Arkansas River in Pueblo to 4th Street after a serious accident.
Pueblo Police report a woman was in a car when she told the driver to pull over because she felt sick. That woman than ran into traffic near 1st Street... more »
February 25, 2012 6:02 PM
A man from Colorado Springs is dead and another is in the hospital after an early morning crash along I-25.
The two-vehicle crash happened at about 2 a.m. in the southbound lanes just south of the Founders/Meadows Parkway exit.
The man, 23, of Colorado Springs, had been driving... more »
February 23, 2012 4:49 PM
One person is dead after an accident on Highway 50 in far eastern Pueblo County near 61st Lane. Another person has been flown to a local hospital with unknown injuries.
Highway 50 is closed in both directions due to the accident in the EB lane and emergency equipment in... more »
February 20, 2012 11:06 AM
Numerous accidents reported across the region this morning as slick roads greet morning commuters.
The southbound exit lane of I-25 at Garden of the Gods is blocked by an accident, as well as one westbound lane adjacent to the accident.
There's also an accident on Colorado at Pikes... more »
February 16, 2012 7:42 PM
Colorado Springs Police are now looking for a suspect in a fatal accident that happened Monday.
Michael Benton, 32, is wanted for his involvement in an accident that killed Mark Michelle. Police now believe he was driving a vehicle that crashed into another, smashing Michelle as he stood in... more »
February 2, 2012 9:37 AM
It's been a tough commute for some drivers this morning.
An earlier crash on I-25 near Cimmaron had lanes blocked in both directions. That accident has been cleared up.
A new crash on Woodmen under I-25 has WB lanes blocked.
Avoid this area if you can on... more »
January 21, 2012 11:48 PM
The Pueblo County Coroner says 36-year-old Robert Ramirez was killed Saturday evening after his motorcycle crashed into a truck.
Pueblo Police were called the the accident just after 4:30 p.m. on the 1600 block of W. 18th St. The motorcycle was heading westbound when a truck made a U-turn... more »
January 16, 2012 4:46 PM
LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a family member who was mistaken for an intruder has been stabbed to death at a suburban Denver home. Littleton police say the man died at a hospital after he was stabbed late Saturday.
Few details have been released. The victim has not... more »
January 11, 2012 7:30 PM
A Colorado Springs Christian School bus was involved in an accident with another car late Wednesday afternoon in Woodland Park. The crash happened near the intersection of Aspen Garden Way and US Highway 24.
The Woodland Police Department reports that thirteen students and the driver were on board. None... more »
December 30, 2011 12:15 AM
A sea of mourners at Doherty High School are dressed in purple. They sing, hug and cry over the memory of 17 year old Bethany Maes, a young life taken far too soon. Earlier this week 17 year old Bethany Maes was killed after her car slammed in to a... more »
December 20, 2011 12:09 AM
We've confirmed with Colorado State Patrol that a 26 year old man has died after his car rolled on Highway 50 earlier this evening. It happened just before 6 near mile marker 273, that's near Canon City. Troopers say the man rolled his Silver 2001 Dodge Durango. He was pronounced... more »
December 18, 2011 4:03 PM
Police say a drunk driver crashed into a home waking up the woman inside.
This happened on the 2900 block of N. Arcadia St. in Colorado Springs at about 4:15 a.m. Sunday morning.
According to police, the driver lost control of the car and swerved across the street,... more »
December 15, 2011 6:34 PM
Colorado Springs Police have shut down all east bound traffic on Platte between Chelton and N. Academy for a multi-vehicle accident.
No major injuries have been reported. Eastbound traffic is being diverted onto Chelton to get around the accident.
December 15, 2011 3:46 PM
The driver of a milk truck that crashed and shut down I-25 in Colorado Springs for more than seven hours is still reported to be in critical condition. The accident happened around 4:20 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the interstate just north of the Motor City curve.
Police... more »
December 14, 2011 5:59 PM
Lisa Berg and Jeff Snyder take their dog Reka, a Malamute/Husky mix, hiking everyday. She has even climbed with Jeff to the top of some 14'ers. But on Saturday, their hike in the Pike National Forest near their home in Divide went terribly wrong.
"He heard a gun shot... more »
December 14, 2011 2:38 PM
Veterinarian Lisa Berg has taken care of her own dogs before. In fact, she and her husband Jeff Snyder adopted their malamute/husky mix Reka after she came in as a puppy and her owners gave her up. But what happened to Reka Saturday made Lisa's heart stop.
Jeff had... more »
December 11, 2011 1:26 PM
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Families of 20 children who were killed when a train hit a school bus outside Greeley in 1961 are gathering for an informal remembrance on the 50th anniversary of the tragedy.
The bus pulled in front of a passenger train on Dec. 14 of that... more »
December 4, 2011 2:03 PM
KEARNS, Colo. (AP) - Police say a married couple has died after the car they were passengers in slammed into a wall and then a house in Kearns.
Lt. Justin Hoyal says the driver, 29-year-old Christopher Youngblood, has been booked on automobile homicide charges because investigators believe speed and... more »
December 4, 2011 1:08 PM
Two early morning fires kept Colorado Springs Firefighters busy Sunday. The first fire was discovered sometime after 3:00am when smoke began creeping through the walls. The fire was burning in the wall space around a chimney that extended from the basement through the roof. There was a report of a... more »
December 3, 2011 1:09 PM
SUPERIOR, Colo. (AP) - Metro-Denver public transit authorities are seeking $70,000 from the driver of an SUV for damages to a bus that plowed into her wrecked vehicle on US 36.
The Regional Transportation District sent Holly Hunt a letter asking for the damage over the Nov. 2 collision... more »
November 18, 2011 7:40 PM
It wasn't that he drove across the lawn and smashed into a parked car that landed a Colorado Springs man in jail, but rather the 2.5 gram rock of cocaine that was tucked in his shirt pocket.
Fountain police officers arrested Robert Thayer, 22, after being called out at... more »
November 18, 2011 10:23 AM
Colorado Springs Firefighters and Police are on scene at 3612 Galley Rd, for a vehicle that reportedly went into a building. A Fire Department heavy rescue unit is also responding to assist in removing the vehicle. We have a crew en route as well.
There is no word on... more »
November 16, 2011 12:35 PM
This morning's serious accident on westbound Lake Ave at the Highway 115 overpass has sent three children and their father to local hospitals. There was one man age 35 who was driving his three passengers, all girls aged 11, 15 and 16 years old that was involved in a head... more »
November 7, 2011 6:03 PM
Colorado Springs Fire Crews and Police are on scene of a Roll Over Accident on the Southbound off ramp from Southbound I-25 to Eastbound Martin Luther King / Hwy 24 By-pass. A Coca Cola truck has rolled onto its side.
At this time there are no reports of traffic... more »
November 7, 2011 3:15 PM
Colorado Springs Fire Department crews are on scene of a residential gas line that was reported hit at 5225 Farthing, CSFD Hazardous Materials crews are en route. Crews already on scene are working to clamp the line for Colorado Springs Utilities crews to repair.
No evacuations are being ordered... more »
October 30, 2011 11:53 AM
ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) - Three people remain unaccounted for and two others are hospitalized in critical condition following an explosion at a grain elevator in northeast Kansas that killed three workers. Atchison City Manager Trey Cocking says officials are weighing whether it's safe to send fire teams into the facility,... more »
October 23, 2011 1:45 PM
DE BEQUE, Colo. (AP) - A 62-year-old man died from a fall while he was mountain biking in western Colorado. The Mesa County Coroner's office says Rifle resident Steven D. Chesley died from a blunt-force neck injury after the accident Friday afternoon near De Beque The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel... more »
October 12, 2011 6:07 PM
Colorado Springs Fire Department crews are responding to a traffic accident on northbound I-25 at North Nevada Ave. There are reports of a possible fuel leak and the left and center lanes of traffic will be closed due to the fuel spill. more »
October 10, 2011 12:47 AM
We're learning more about a teenage girl who died in a crash early this morning following homecoming at Falcon High School. Friends tell us the victim is 17 year old Sirena Gomez of Peyton. Friends and family released balloons in her honor in a short vigil at Falcon High School... more »
October 9, 2011 5:53 PM
Emergency crews from Monument and the Tri-Lakes area are responding to a reported roll over traffic accident on southbound I-25 near mile marker 162. Crews have yet to arrive so no details are yet available. more »
October 6, 2011 5:34 PM
Colorado Springs Fire Department Crews are responding to a reported roll over accident on southbound I-25 between Garden of the Gods and Fillmore. There are reports of possible serious injuries.
Please detour around this are by exiting I-25 at Garden of the Gods or N Nevada and continuing on... more »
October 5, 2011 1:30 PM
One lane of northbound I-25 at Woodmen Road is closed while fire crews work to extinguish a vehicle fire and remove any dangerous materials from the roadway in Colorado Springs. The vehicle appears to be on the right shoulder but emergency equipment is currently blocking the right northbound lane. No... more »
October 5, 2011 1:25 PM
Police and fire crews responded to a roll-over accident reported just north of the southbound I-25 and Cimarron / Hwy 24 exit. A single GMC Yukon pulling a camper trailer rolled over and partially crested the guardrail. For a short time the Center and right lanes of southbound I-25 were... more »
October 2, 2011 5:17 PM
A Colorado Springs was killed an his 19 year old son was seriously injured in a traffic accident on Colorado Highway 94 late Saturday afternoon. Christopher Phillips, 40, was driving west on Hwy 94 in a 2002 Jaguar when he collided with a 2007 GMC Sierra pick up that was... more »
September 29, 2011 3:08 AM
Interstate 25 on the north side of Colorado Springs is back open following a messy rollver. The car itself was not blocking traffic. However, the large amount of debris that was thrown from the vehicle during the rollover created a hazard for drivers.
State troopers were diverting all southbound... more »
September 26, 2011 11:46 PM
Binu George is remembered as a man who was taken from this world far too soon. The Pueblo West resident and his wife were killed early Saturday morning after a suspected drunk driver hit their car head on while going the wrong way on I-25.
George was a beloved... more »
September 23, 2011 12:40 PM
Investigators from the Major Accident Unit of the Colorado Springs Police Department are piecing together clues surrounding an accident near the intersection of N. Chelton and Palmer Park at 6:30 am Friday. The accident involved a motorcycle with a rider and passenger that hit a fire hydrant.
The rider... more »
September 23, 2011 10:48 AM
Colorado Springs Police and Fire Department crews worked quickly to move wreckage from the roadway at Colorado Highway 24 and 21st Street. All westbound lanes have reopened allowing traffic to resume normally as police officers investigate the cause of the accident. more »
September 23, 2011 10:45 AM
Colorado Springs Police and Firefighters are working to clear an accident on Colorado Highway 24 at 21st Street. The accident and emergency equipment are blocking westbound lanes. Traffic is being routed to Colorado Ave and west. more »
September 18, 2011 5:04 PM
Colorado State Patrol is still investigating a cause for an accident that occurred on eastbound Hwy 24 between Cascade and Manitou Springs around mid-day Sunday. The accident only blocked one east bound lane for about an hour as crews worked to move one injured person and clear the wreckage from... more »
September 18, 2011 3:55 PM
While a truck was waiting in traffic for the light to turn green going eastbound on Platte at Wooten, another car rear-ended the truck, and it rolled over.
No one was hurt and officers say drugs or alcohol was not a factor. The driver of the rolled over sedan... more »
September 18, 2011 1:55 PM
The Colorado State Patrol has released a statement detailing a crash scene investigation from a rollover crash that occurred at about 2:25am Sunday. Troopers say that a white Nissan Sentra being driven by Dwanye Kaber, age 31 of Pueblo heading north on I-25 when it veered into the center median.... more »
September 18, 2011 1:35 PM
Manitou Springs Police dispatch tells News 5 that an injury accident in the eastbound portion of Hwy 24 between Cascade and Manitou Springs has one lane blocked. Emergency workers are on scene and say that they are currently able to move traffic around the crash in the left lane. Colorado... more »
September 10, 2011 3:03 PM
Pueblo Police have determined that alcohol and high speed are factors that contributed to a fatal traffic accident on the north bound exit from I-25 to the Highway 50 Bypass shortly before 2:00 am Saturday. The Pueblo Police Traffic investigation unit reports that a 23 year old unidentified male was... more »
September 7, 2011 3:06 PM
It took about 20 minutes and several tries at different angles to get a car that rolled and crashed through a fence and into a yard. Witnesses say it looked like the car was going as fast as a 100 mph on Palmer Park Boulevard when it flew out of... more »
September 7, 2011 1:15 PM
The traffic accident just west of Academy Blvd on Palmer Park has partially blocked and closed eastbound Palmer Park due to emergency equipment in the roadway. Fire crews have investigated to see if the vehicle fire extended into the home when the car came to rest next to it. Only... more »
September 4, 2011 3:35 PM
Suzanne Clark Foster was enjoying her peace and quite Sunday morning when she heard what she first thought was the back fire of a passing car outside her window. Being as curious as anyone else she looked out and was trying to see where the noise came from and a... more »
September 2, 2011 6:26 PM
Colorado Springs Police have released a statement detailing an accident that occurred in the parking lot of Noodles & Company near Barnes Road and Powers Blvd. A woman parking her full sized Dodge 4x4 pickup truck put her vehicle in reverse and exited the vehicle to pull the parking break... more »
August 31, 2011 5:17 PM
Emergency crews have cleared the scene of an injury traffic accident in the intersection of Union Boulevard and E. Platte. The entire intersection was blocked while crash and crews were working on the scene. There were reports of injuries, but it is unknown to what extent. more »
August 31, 2011 4:31 PM
Emergency crews are on scene of an injury traffic accident in the intersection of Union Boulevard and E. Platte. The entire intersection is blocked at this time by the crash and crews working on the scene. There are reports of injuries, but it is unknown to what extent. more »