Category Archives: Fatal

Traffic Fatalities Up More Than 27% in Colorado Springs

Crash-related fatalities in Colorado Springs are up by nearly 25% from this time last year.  Officials had hoped to reverse the disturbing upward trend in recent years, but optimism that the reversal will be realized in 2018 is waning.  Cyclists … Continue reading

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Single Vehicle Wreck at Academy & Constitution Injures Passenger, Kills Driver

Around 9:00 p.m. yesterday evening, Colorado Springs Police responded to a single vehicle accident at North Academy Boulevard and Constitution and discovered that the driver of a Subaru sedan lost control of his vehicle and drove off the side of … Continue reading

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Colorado Crash-Related Fatalities Continue Trending Upward

Crash-related fatalities in our state for 2017 were up by 5% from the previous year.[1]  This follows a disturbing upward trend every year since 2011, when car crash fatalities in the state totaled 447 for the year. While it’s true … Continue reading

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Sports are NOT the Leading Cause of TBI in Teens Age 15 and Older

News outlets across the country reported this weekend that former NFL player, Aaron Hernandez, suffered from a severe case of Chronic Tramatic Encephalopathy (CTE)[1], which is brain degeneration caused by repeated head trauma.[2] The prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) … Continue reading

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Another Springs Motorcyclist Succumbs to Injuries After Crash With No Helmet

Shortly after 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Colorado Springs Police responded to the scene of a crash between an SUV and a motorcycle.  Upon their arrival, officers discovered that the motorcyclist, who was not wearing a helmet in the crash, had … Continue reading

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Three Perish, One Seriously Injured, After Crash on Colorado Springs East Side

The intersection of Galley Road and Babcock Road was closed for over 5 hours on Thursday night as Colorado Springs Police investigated the scene of a 2 car crash that claimed the lives of nearly all the vehicle occupants involved.   … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Kids to Buckle Up for Every Car Ride

A 9-year-old child passed away from injuries sustained in the crash which occurred last Friday on Highway 83 and North Powers Boulevard.  The Major Accident Unit of the Colorado Springs Police Department determined that the child was not wearing a … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Fatalty in Colorado Springs This Week

A motorcyclist was killed after he was involved in a crash with a pick-up truck at the intersection of Dublin Boulevard and Tutt Boulevard in Colorado Springs during the morning commute on July 11, 2017.  Colorado Springs now has 16 … Continue reading

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14th Traffic Fatality in Colorado Springs This Year

In the early hours of the morning yesterday, June 12th, a CSPD officer on patrol discovered the scene of a rollover car crash involving 2 vehicles at North Chelton Road and East Platte Avenue.  Two occupants of an Oldsmobile Cutlass … Continue reading

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Leading Cause of Child Death in Car Crashes is Non-Use and Misuse of Restraints

A study published earlier this month in The Journal of Pediatrics identifies improper restraint as the leading cause of death for children involved in car crashes.[1]  As has been demonstrated by Colorado’s Move Over campaign in the last several months, … Continue reading

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