DUI Driver Flips Car, Hits Tree Saturday Evening on Academy
Colorado Springs, CO (September 18, 2019) — Several people were injured in a single-car crash caused by a drunk driver in southern Colorado Springs Saturday evening Sept. 14th, according to police.
The crash happened around 6:45 p.m. at the intersection of Jet Wing Drive and South Academy Boulevard.
Police said the car came out of the Mission Trace shopping center and went southbound at a high rate of speed. The driver lost control, and the car flipped on its side and hit a tree, according to police.
Police said a total of five people were in the car. They were all hospitalized with various injuries.
Police said the driver, Jesus Alvarez-Ramirez, was arrested on charges of DUI and vehicular assault.
We will update this post as more information becomes available.
Source: Fox 21
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