CSPD investigating crash involving patrol car and bicycle

Colorado Springs Police are investigating an auto-pedestrian crash at the intersection of Dublin and Academy Boulevards. 
Colorado Springs Police are investigating an auto-pedestrian crash at the intersection of Dublin and Academy Boulevards. 

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police are investigating after a bicyclist was hit and seriously injured by an unmarked CSPD patrol car Sunday evening.

The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Dublin and Academy Boulevards. Police said the officer was headed northbound on Academy on a green light when the bicyclist tried to cross Academy.

Police said the bicyclist was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition.

The officer involved was not injured. Police said the officer was on duty but not responding to a call when the crash happened. Speed is not considered a factor in the crash.

The intersection was closed for about three hours while crews investigated the crash.

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