• Tue. Dec 6th, 2022

UPDATE: WEDNESDAY 11/23/2022 9:58 PM

(COLORADO SPRINGS) — According to the CSPD, Stetson Hills Division officers responded at 6:03 p.m. in the area of ​​North Powers Boulevard and Palmer Park Boulevard for an accident in the south lanes of Powers.

When officers arrived, they found at least four cars that had been damaged in an accident. The engine of one of the cars was ejected from the car during the crash, and the engine landed in the northbound lanes. CSPD said another car had “serious damage.”

At least three of the people involved in the crash were taken to the hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries, the CSPD said. Another driver was taken away with minor injuries in a private car.

CSFD tweeted at 18:40 that the people previously reported as being trapped in one of the cars had been freed almost 40 minutes after the accident. CSFD described one of the patient’s conditions as “critical.”

  • Five car accidents on Powers near Palmer Park
  • Five car accidents on Powers near Palmer Park
  • Five car accidents on Powers near Palmer Park
  • Five car accidents on Powers near Palmer Park

ORIGINAL STORY: Powers Blvd closed due to “major multi-vehicle collision.”

UPDATE: WEDNESDAY 8:31 p.m

Powers Boulevard remains blocked after a serious five-car crash near Palmer Park Boulevard.

CSPD said the crash happened just after 6 p.m

Five cars were involved, some occupants were seriously injured. Three were taken to the hospital.

Powers is still closed northbound at Palmer Park Boulevard, according to the CSPD, and Constitution Avenue is closed southbound.

WEDNESDAY 11/23/2022 6:39 p.m

The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) said both directions of Powers Boulevard are closed due to an accident and the Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) is working to extricate someone trapped as a result of the accident.

CSPD originally posted on their communication Twitter Account shortly after 6:20 p.m., and said Powers was blocked on northbound Palmer Park Boulevard and southbound Powers on Constitution Avenue due to a “severe multi-vehicle traffic accident.”

CSFD also posted on twitterand said firefighters were working to extricate at least one person from the crash.

The CSPD said the road would be closed for several hours. Anyone traveling this side of town is urged to avoid the area.

FOX21 has a crew en route to the crime scene and will provide updates as more information becomes available.

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