COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (KKTV) – Colorado Springs was on high alert Thursday night as snow continued to fall over the city.
The alarm went off shortly after 7 p.m.
During an accident alert or cold report, the drivers involved are asked to exchange information instead of calling the local police if an accident occurs in which there is no suspicion of alcohol or drugs and no injuries have occurred. The drivers then have up to 72 hours to collect a cold accident report from the police or the state patrol.
For more information on reporting a crash, click here.
"Drivers must drive at a safe speed under the given conditions and maintain a greater and safer distance from the vehicle in front," the police wrote online. “Motorists should use roads and paths that are less dangerous in winter driving conditions. Drivers must also remove snow and ice that obstruct their vision and have adequate snow tires on their vehicles. "
The city of the fountain also issued an accident warning on Thursday evening.
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