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Icy roads causing crashes across southern Colorado


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Overnight snow and icy rain left slick roads across southern Colorado Friday morning, and numerous crashes have been reported.

The Colorado Springs Police Department went on Accident Alert around 5:30 PM on Thursday due to road and weather conditions. They're urging drivers to use caution.

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Thursday accidents:

A rollover accident was reported East of Woodmen and Powers. The driver says his car lost traction because of the icy road, then slid into the median and flipped causing a chain reaction. One woman says she pulled over to dial 911, then her SUV was side-swiped by a van driving by.

In another instance, the overpass at Union Blvd. and Austin Bluffs was closed west bound and east bound due to icy conditions.

Video from Kristina Clark

Up north in Castle Rock, major crashes were reported along I-25 due to those icy conditions as well. Multiple vehicles were involved with injuries.

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  1. Icy roads don’t cause crashes, the way they drive here causes crashes. Forever tailgating, speeding, and dumb drivers!!

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