Wagswoofs – One person was killed on the north side of Colorado Springs on New Year’s Day when police say a car driver missed a turn and hit a tree.
The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) says that on January 1, just after 1 p.m., officers were called to the area of Criterion Drive and Research Parkway to investigate a report of a single-car accident.
According to witnesses, the car was going east on Research Parkway when it hit a tree because it couldn’t handle a turn. CSPD said that people at the scene tried to save the life of the single person in the car until emergency medical services came, but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.
The investigation was taken over by the Major Crash Team.