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1 hurt, 1 arrested following overnight crash in Colorado Springs

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) - One person faces DUI charges in connection with an overnight crash in Colorado Springs.

Investigators say the crash happened just after 10 p.m. Sunday, in the area of Hancock Expy. and Jet Wing Dr. We're told the driver of an SUV was traveling westbound on Hancock and lost control, striking the median. The SUV then veered into the eastbound lanes, colliding with another vehicle in those lanes.

At least one person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Colorado Springs Police have identified the SUV driver as Emma Santibanez-Casiro, 22. They're now in custody on DUI-related charges.

Hancock was shut down for about six hours as the Major Crash Team carried out its investigation.

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  1. Another unfortunate symptom of the country opening back up again is that many of the drunks who stayed at home during the earlier part of the pandemic are now back out on the roads again.

  2. The article states one person as the driver and then says They’re in custody. One person or two?

    1. The KRDO staff use the plural pronoun when they don’t know the gender of the person involved, and that’s standard journalism practice. But then if the story ever gets updated, they forget to change the pronouns, and that’s KRDO standard practice…

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