Two drivers, one pedestrian dead after I-25 crash in Colorado Springs

Two drivers, one pedestrian dead after I-25 crash in Colorado Springs

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Two drivers and one pedestrian died Sunday morning after a crash on northbound Interstate 25 in Colorado Springs, according to the Colorado Springs Police Department.

At 4:45 a.m. police received a call about a car driving in the wrong direction on I-25 and multiple calls about a head-on collision, according to a release from the Colorado Springs Police Department.

After the crash occurred, another driver stopped and attempted to help. While trying to cross the interstate, they were hit by a northbound vehicle, according to police.

The pedestrian and one driver were declared deceased on scene. The driver who had been going the wrong way down I-25 was taken to the hospital but died upon arrival.

The interstate closed between exit 139, Martin Luther King Jr. Bypass, and U.S. 24 at mile point 139 around 5 a.m. and reopened around 9:45 a.m., according to CDOT.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department posted a photo of the crash on X around 5:20 a.m. but later removed the post.

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