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7 months 3 days ago

CSP Cracking Down on Drivers

Troopers statewide started a saturation patrol on Friday that they're calling "Zero Fatalities, Zero Tolerance". Beefed up patrols mean every trooper statewide will be on the clock at some point this weekend. Corporal Ryan Novotny sure knows how to spot impaired drivers. "They'll be going slow for a...

1 year 10 months ago

Update: Woodland Park officer involved shooting

Both eastbound lanes along Highway 24 in Woodland Park have been reopened following an officer involved shooting Tuesday afternoon. Around 2:30 p.m., an officer with the Woodland Park Police Department attempted to pull over an older model Saturn station wagon heading east on 24 near Wal-Mart. While attempting...

1 year 10 months ago

Fatal crash in Fremont County

One person is dead and two others injured after their SUV rolled on Highway 50 west of Pueblo. Colorado State Patrol tells us the driver of the vehicle lost control of the car and rolled it into the median just after 6:30 this evening. The car flipped several times....

2 years 7 months ago

Buckle up or you could get a citation

It's a push to get rural folks to wear their seat belts. The Colorado State Patrol along with 29 other rural law enforcement agencies will be writing citations during their "Click It or Ticket" program. It started Monday and will run through Easter Sunday. Sixty percent of the...

2 years 10 months ago

Highway 50 homeless camper arrested

A man who's been living along Highway 50, near Fowler, is now under arrest. News 5 caught up with Roy Gleiter in December, after he had been in the area for a few months. He stopped in eastern Pueblo County last summer while making his way across the country; he...

2 years 11 months ago

Pueblo man killed in crash

State Patrol is investigating a crash that killed one man last night. A 32 year-old Pueblo man is dead after State Patrol says he was ejected from his Silverado shortly before 9 last night. Troopers say it happened on the Highway 50 business loop, about a mile west...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Park County rollover kills one

A father of two is dead after a rollover accident in Park County Saturday afternoon. State Troopers say a family hit an ice patch on Highway 9, outside of Hartsel. 24 year-old Joy Springer was driving; she lost control, and the truck she was driving rolled. She was...

3 years 5 months ago

*CSP to be explained on webinar

The Colorado State Patrol will answer questions online next Wednesday related to the *CSP system. Coloradans have been asked to report aggressive or drunk drivers for years by calling *CSP on their cell phones. A state trooper will run through the process, talking about where the calls go and...

3 years 5 months ago

CO hit-and-run driver tried to swim away

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - Police say a woman suspected of causing a fatal crash in Longmont Saturday fled the scene on foot and then tried to swim away from authorities in a nearby lake. Colorado State Patrol believes 32-year-old Lisa Norton is to blame for a head-on collision Saturday...

3 years 6 months ago

Parents buckle those kids in or else...

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado State Patrol and more than 100 law enforcement agencies across the state next week will pay extra close attention to seat belt and child passenger safety laws. Next week's stepped-up enforcement is part of a national campaign to get people to buckle up, and it...

3 years 7 months ago

State Patrol wants motorcycle riders to get training

The Colorado Department of Transportation and the Colorado State Patrol are encouraging motorcycle riders to get professional training before they hit the road. CDOT and CSP point to certain statistics that show lack of training among motorcycle riders causes many motorcycle fatalities. Supporting statistics from the Colorado State...

3 years 7 months ago

Semi-trailer jack-knifes on I-25 NB Raton Pass

Colorado State Patrol tells News First 5 that a semi-tractor trailer has jack-knifed on I-25 Northbound over Raton Pass near mile marker 8. Crews are responding to the scene to help move the truck and trailer from the roadway. There are no reported injuries at this time.

3 years 7 months ago

Crash on I-25 north of Pueblo

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a serious single-car rollover at mile marker 105 on I-25, between the Pueblo West and Eagleridge exits. It happened shortly before 11 p.m. on Tuesday. State Trooper Mark Parsons says the car was traveling southbound when it rolled. A man and a woman...

3 years 7 months ago

Victim identified in Canon City crash

State Patrol investigators say 46 year old Catherine Meeks died in a crash near Canon City Wednesday afternoon. Investigators say her car hit a tree and a fence on Poplar Ave. off Highway 115. They're looking into whether a medical condition may have triggered the crash. Meeks was not...

3 years 8 months ago

4 people hurt in crash near Walsenburg

State Patrol investigators say a driver may have been driving too fast on a slushy, wet I-25 Friday afternoon, causing a serious two car accident. It happened six miles south of Walsenburg on I-25 near milepost 43. A southbound 2003 Toyota Sequoia spun into the center median, across the...

3 years 9 months ago

Highway 160 closed in both directions

Highway 160 near La Veta is closed in both directions right now due to white out conditions and two jackknifed semi's. State Patrol says the road is closed so crews can clean up the accidents. Once it's open, you'll want to use extreme caution.

3 years 9 months ago

Apply now for State Patrol Youth Academy

The 2011 Colorado State Patrol Youth Academy will be held in Golden June 12-18th. The free academy is open to Colorado students ages 16-18 who are juniors or seniors in high school. Participants will be involved in leadership development through team exercises and individual achievements. The Youth Academy...

3 years 10 months ago

State Patrol report on the roads

We just talked to Colorado State Patrol: The Pueblo area remains bad. Issues on Highway 50 from Pueblo Blvd. to Pueblo West. There have been many slide off's and at least one crash. There have been some accidents between the Springs and Pueblo--from mile post 122 all the way...

3 years 10 months ago

Fatal single vehicle accident in Penrose

Colorado State Patrol and emergency crews are on the scene of a fatal single vehicle traffic accident on 4th street in Penrose this afternoon. Flight for life services were called but turned back when the victim died from their injuries at the scene. The details are still coming in as...

4 years 6 days ago

Man walking on interstate is killed near Walsenberg

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating an auto-pedestrian accident resulting in one minor injury and one fatal injury that occurred on Interstate 25, 1 mile north of Walsenburg. A 2003 Saturn Ion was traveling southbound on Interstate 25. A pedestrian, wearing dark clothing, was walking southbound, approximately six feet in...

4 years 3 weeks ago

CSP Investigating Fatal Traffic Accident

Colorado State Patrol has released it's partial investigation findings on a fatal traffic accident that occurred at approximately 4:40pm Saturday evening. Fountain Police and Emergency crews responded to the report of a two car traffic accident at the intersection of Fontaine Blvd and Marksheffel Road involving a yellow Hummer H2...

4 years 1 month ago

UPDATE: I-25 rollover

Update: All lanes are back open. Colorado State Patrol says southbound I-25 is closed at mile marker 132 because of a rollover. That's near Widefield/Security area. The vehicle went into a ditch on the side of the road. The driver was trapped but is now out. We'll bring...

4 years 2 months ago

Trooper pleads guilty to driving drunk

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado State trooper has pleaded guilty to driving drunk while on duty and has been sentenced to 10 days in jail. David Dolan also pleaded guilty Monday in Douglas County Court in Castle Rock to prohibited use of a weapon. The 48-year-old trooper...

4 years 2 months ago

Traffic fatalities down over summer in Colorado

Preliminary data from the Colorado Department of Transportation shows a 5 percent decrease in the number of alcohol-related fatalities this year between Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. CDOT reports 47 people were killed this summer in alcohol-related crashes, compared to 55 last summer. DUI arrests were also down 12...

4 years 3 months ago

Accident at Fontaine and Security

According to State Patrol one person has been airlifted to the hospital after a two car accident at the intersection of Fontaine and Security in Colorado Springs. Two other people involved in the accident have been transported by ambulance to the hospital as well.

4 years 3 months ago

PERA solvency review due today

Colorado lawmakers are getting an update on the health of the state employee retirement plan. The legislature cut benefits this year to keep the plan from going broke. Under the new law retirees got no cost of living increase this year instead of the normal 3.5 percent increase. ...

4 years 4 months ago

Hundreds arrested during DUI crackdown

More than 600 arrests were made in Colorado from July 1 through 6 during the Heat Is On campaign. The State Patrol participated along with 76 local law enforcement agencies. The idea was to get drunk drivers off the road during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. During that...

4 years 6 months ago

One person killed in Peyton traffic crash

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash that happened late last night at the intersection of Curtis and Jones roads. Investigators say two vehicles were involved. One death has been confirmed, and two other people were transported to Memorial Hospital in unknown condition. Alcohol and drugs...

4 years 7 months ago

Highway 24 now open near Florissant

Highway 24 is currently is now open between Divide and Florissant after a serious two vehicle traffic accident. The Colorado State Patrol says the accident happened just after 5:00 a.m. Sunday when a pickup truck going east crossed the center line and collided head on with an oncoming Toyota...

4 years 8 months ago

Tweeting about emergencies

When a building at the Berkshire Apartments caught fire last Thursday, Colorado Springs Firefighters "tweeted" about it. It was one of the first major calls to be put on their new Twitter page. "We're able to get out some realtime emergency incident information not only to the news but...

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