Police investigating motorcycle crash in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police are investigating a motorcycle crash that happened just after 3 p.m. in the area of South Powers Boulevard and Zeppelin Road Wednesday.

Police said a car that was headed eastbound on Zeppelin Road ran a red light, hitting an SUV that was headed northbound on Powers. A motorcyclist who was also headed northbound lost control while trying to avoid the crash. Police said the motorcyclist sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the car, 32-year-old Hillary Abeyta, tried to leave, but a witness stopped her about a half mile from the scene, according to police.

Police said Abeyta was arrested on charges of DUI, vehicular assault, and leaving the scene of an accident with serious bodily injuries.


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