• September 18, 2019

DUI Driver Flips Car, Hits Tree Saturday Evening on Academy

DUI Driver Flips Car 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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