Pedestrian hit while crossing Colorado Springs road

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A pedestrian sustained non-life-threatening injuries when he was hit while crossing Garden of the Gods Road Monday night, according to police.

Police said it happened around 10:15 p.m. on Garden of the Gods east of Centennial Boulevard. Christopher Collins, 26, ran across the road without checking for oncoming traffic and was hit by a car. Police said he was not in a crosswalk, and the driver didn’t have time to stop before hitting him.

The driver of the car was not injured. Collins was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, and cited for jaywalking.

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