One Person Killed Rollover Accident In The Springs

One Person Killed Rollover Accident In The Springs

Ample moisture will interact with an upperlevel disturbance on Wednesday, leading to widespread showers and thunderstorms. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect Wednesday through early Thursday morning for ALL of Southern Colorado. This WATCH starts in the morning for the Front Range/Eastern Mountains, at noon for the Eastern Plains. One to two inches of rain, with locally higher amounts, could fall Wednesday through early Thursday morning. The threat for flash flooding will be high, even outside of the burn scars. It is important you stay weather aware during this timeframe.

Ample moisture will interact with an upperlevel disturbance on Wednesday, leading to widespread showers and thunderstorms. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect Wednesday through early Thursday morning for ALL of Southern Colorado. This WATCH starts in the morning for the Front Range/Eastern Mountains, at noon for the Eastern Plains. One to two inches of rain, with locally higher amounts, could fall Wednesday through early Thursday morning. The threat for flash flooding will be high, even outside of the burn scars. It is important you stay weather aware during this timeframe.

Colorado Springs Police say one person is dead and two are in the hospital after a rollover on Academy near Constitution. Thursday.

First responders tell 11 News a lone witness watched a white Chevy Impala speeding down Academy southbound when it lost control, struck the median and rolled 1 1/2 times. Thursday.

Despite earlier reports that all three passengers were ejected from the car, Sgt. Jim Meyers of the Colorado Springs Police Department says only the driver, an 18yearold male, and one other passenger were ejected. Police say the driver was killed. The male and female passengers have minor injuries. Sgt. Jim Meyers says the driver had just bought the Impala a day earlier.

Police say speed is a factor in the crash, but are saying drugs and alcohol are not involved. According to police, all three passengers were 1820 years of age.

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