March 1, 2012 7:38 PM
It's an alarming statistic in Pueblo. The city has some of the worst young drivers in the state. The Colorado Department of Transportation studied the odds of young drivers crashing and among the top ten worst zip codes in Colorado, five are in Pueblo. A health expert says a lot... more »
February 11, 2012 12:19 PM
Lots of accidents are being called in amid slick weather in southern Colorado.
Colorado Springs Police are going on Accident Alert Status. Anyone involved in an accident where there are no injuries, or no drugs or alcohol is suspected; they can exchange information and fill out cold reporting documents.... more »
February 3, 2012 7:16 PM
Gusting winds and blowing snow made a perfect combination for icing over roads, and those slick conditions lead to dozens of accidents, some of them serious. State troopers want to remind drivers to use caution when driving in winter weather.
"Make sure you leave in plenty of time, take... more »
February 2, 2012 11:26 AM
There were several challenges for drivers in Colorado Springs during the morning commute.
A four-car crash early in the rush hour at I-25 and Cimmaron caused big delays for motorists.
Then, a crash on WB Woodmen under I-25 blocked most lanes at the end of the rush hour.... more »
December 1, 2011 2:29 PM
Emergency crews are arriving on scene of a multi-vehicle accident on the off ramp of NB I-25 to Baptist Road. There are reports of injuries, but it is unknown if any are serious. Road conditions North of Colorado Springs have improved since early morning, but light snow, blowing snow and... more »
November 30, 2011 8:39 PM
One woman is in the hospital with serious injuries after crashing her car at the Powers and Old Ranch Road intersection in Briargate right before 6 am on Wednesday.
The intersection looks like many across the Springs, but in recent months, it's been the site of several crashes and... more »
November 17, 2011 7:16 PM
It's been a difficult month for A.J. McDavid. The Jenkins Middle School student was walking home earlier this month when he was hit by a car in the crosswalk at Austin Bluffs and Dublin.
McDavid was following the signals, but didn't see the car coming. His step dad DeWayne... more »
August 12, 2011 5:37 PM
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Two Colorado highway workers have been injured after the second crash involving road crews in a week.
The latest accident happened Friday morning in Greeley as highway crews were setting up a lane closure for a bridge inspection. Transportation department spokeswoman Stacey Stegman said two... more »
July 7, 2011 6:46 AM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Vehicle collisions with wildlife are decreasing at the Air Force Academy but they're still the second-leading cause of accidents there.
The academy says 237 vehicle-animal collisions were recorded from 2001 to 2010, compared with 401 in the decade before that.
The most... more »
June 18, 2011 5:09 PM
Traffic on northbound I-25 between the North Academy Exit and Baptist Road is at a virtual stand still as of 3:00 pm Saturday due to multiple accidents.
Emergency crews are responding to no less than 3 separate accidents all along I-25 and traffic has backed up just south of... more »
May 14, 2011 1:15 PM
If you're heading North on I-25, we just got a report from Colorado State Patrol of two accidents on NB I-25. One accident is at MM 158 and the second is at MM 160. Both of those between Baptist Road and the North Monument exits.
You can, exit NB... more »
April 9, 2011 1:50 PM
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Two motorcyclists have died in separate collisions in the Denver suburb of Aurora. Both collisions occurred Friday night. No names have been released. In the first crash, police say the motorcyclist collided with a sedan and was found about 300 feet away.
Investigators say he... more »
February 25, 2011 4:54 PM
After a morning of fog and snow flurries, and lots of accidents, the afternoon has improved.
Colorado Springs Police have lifted the accident alert. Also called cold reporting status, it allows drivers involved in minor accidents to simply collect information from the other driver and report the incident within... more »
February 1, 2011 10:54 PM
The Colorado State Patrol says Highway 24 is closed in both directions from mile marker 215 to 218. That's between Johnson Village and Trout Creek Pass. There are multiple accidents due to the icy conditions. Crews are working on getting the road open again.
There are no serious injuries. more »
January 13, 2011 2:24 PM
The Colorado Springs Police Department has released its list of the intersections where the most crashes happen.
This list covers the last 9 months of 2010. The top four are roads that intersect with I-25.
Woodmen Road at I-25 tops the list with 59 accidents. Cimarron, Bijou and... more »
January 10, 2011 7:05 AM
DENVER (AP) - Drivers are encountering wet and icy roads across Colorado as a winter storm moves across the state with heavy snowfall expected in the Denver metro area.
The Colorado Department of Transportation says most of the roads and highways along the Front Range are snow-packed and slushy... more »
January 9, 2011 11:30 PM
Colorado Springs and the Colorado Department of Transportatioin have dozens of snow plows on the streets tonight to try to keep ahead of the snow. As of Sunday night, plows were doing a good job of making sure ice did not collect on the major roads. That situation will likely... more »
January 4, 2011 12:10 PM
ATLANTA (AP) - Nearly six in seven U.S. adults now wear seat belts, an increase in driver safety that health officials say has helped cut motor vehicle deaths and injuries.
About 85 percent of adults said they wear seat belts in a 2008 survey, up from under 81 percent... more »
January 1, 2011 5:02 PM
Colorado Springs Police had to close a portion of Platte Ave. East of Wahsatch due to multiple accidents and ice build up through the underpass. They have cleared the accidents and sand trucks have placed traction grit to the road. Many streets through out the city have had some melting... more »
December 17, 2010 10:46 AM
I-25 is still closed in both directions between Colorado Springs and Pueblo, though a detour is allowing traffic to continue. It was closed for a couple of hours after numerous accidents on slick roads.
One State Trooper was injured when a car slid into him. He was taken to... more »
July 29, 2010 12:01 PM
Toyota is recalling 412,000 passenger cars, mostly the Avalon model, in the U.S. for steering problems in which three accidents have been reported, the automaker said Thursday.
The 373,000 Avalons being recalled range from the 2000 model year through to 2004 and have improper casting of the steering lock... more »
May 24, 2010 8:49 AM
An Associated Press investigation has found government reports about dozens of offshore oil wells where cementing failed, as it may have in the Gulf of Mexico disaster.
The AP review of federal accident and incident reports implicates cementing at least 34 times since 1978. Many of the reports identify... more »
April 23, 2010 10:51 PM
Friday didn't bring the morning many expected.
"I'm ready for summertime," one driver said while scraping the ice off of her car window. For now, she'll have to wait.
"We didn't expect it," says Hailey Visscher, who's out enjoying a snow day, sledding. "We got up this morning... more »
February 24, 2010 7:25 PM
At least two accidents shut down the intersection on North Powers near Wynoka this evening. It happened just after 5 p.m. According to State troopers, the lanes were all reopned by 7 p.m.
Troopers says a man fell asleep at the wheel while driving down Powers towards Palmer Park.... more »
February 24, 2010 9:14 AM
Toyota's president faces what will likely be a grilling on Capitol Hill today. In testimony prepared for his appearance before a House committee, Akio Toyoda said he is "deeply sorry for any accidents that Toyota drivers have experienced." He says the company grew too quickly to keep up with safety... more »
February 16, 2010 11:05 AM
Toyota says it plans to idle production at assembly plants in Texas and Kentucky while it grapples with massive recalls in the United States. Toyota spokesman Mike Goss says a plant in San Antonio, Texas, has scheduled production breaks for the weeks of March 15 and April 12. Goss says... more »
November 30, 2009 4:40 PM
Tiger Woods has withdrawn from his own golf tournament after citing injuries from a car crash near his Florida home. Woods said in a statement on his Web site Monday that injuries won't allow him to play in the Chevron World Challenge. He said he would return to competition next... more »
October 10, 2009 11:04 AM
The weather has been a major issue for drivers, as well as pedestrians, Saturday morning. The Bijou Bridge at I-25 was closed for about an hour due to icy conditions. Areas all over Southern Colorado have been affected by icy road conditions and very slick sidewalks.
Southbound I-25 was... more »
September 21, 2009 1:55 PM
The Colorado State Patrol and C-DOT have teamed-up to clear wreck off the highways and sand them. The result: smooth sailing for the evening commute.
Check the forecast --chances are good that you'll see more rain or snow as the week progresses. more »
September 1, 2009 9:57 AM
A new government study finds one in 10 got behind the wheel the last time they drank heavily. And, the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says half of them left from a bar, restaurant or nightclub after downing five or more drinks. Experts in the CDC's... more »