1 dead following S. Nevada Avenue auto-pedestrian accident

By | December 8, 2021

Pedestrian struck and killed by CSPD patrol vehicle on South Nevada Avenue 

A yet-to-be-identified pedestrian has died from injuries suffered after being struck by a Colorado Springs Police Department patrol vehicle on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. The incident took place at the interaction of South Nevada Avenue and E. Las Vegas Street in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the pedestrian who was not walking in the marked crosswalk was attempting to cross South Nevada Avenue while pushing a bicycle before being struck by Colorado Springs Police Department’s fully-marked Chevrolet Tahoe. The patrol vehicle was reportedly in normal patrol conditions.

The pedestrian sustained serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The pedestrian succumbed to injuries at the hospital and was declared deceased by doctors on duty.

The crash remains under investigation by the Colorado Springs Police Department.