Fort Collins Police Release Pedestrian Crash Information – The Rocky Mountain Collegian

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Colorado State University Police Department squad car.

Noelle Mason, journalist

Update: 5:41 p.m.

On Wednesday evening, Fort Collins police issued a news release detailing the investigation into the crash between a Toyota 4Runner and a pedestrian at the intersection of Laurel Street and College Avenue.

The press release says the pedestrian was crossing eastbound against the fire when he was struck and taken to hospital with serious injuries. The press release also says the Fort Collins Collision Reconstruction and Scene Handling team determined the driver had a green light at the time of the crash.

Update: 11:30 a.m.

Fort Collins Police tweeted at 11:18 a.m. that the roadway has been reopened and more information about the collision will be released later today.

Original story:

The Colorado State University Public Safety Team sent a text alert this morning at 9:51 a.m. that Northbound College Avenue was closed at East Elizabeth Street, with Laurel Street closed from College Avenue at Remington Street, due to an ongoing investigation into a vehicle-pedestrian collision. The campus security team advised students to avoid the area until the afternoon.

This message came nearly two hours after Fort Collins Police Department tweeted on the incident, noting that the CRASH team was on site. A traffic accident was reported at 6:39 a.m. near the intersection, according to Poudre Fire Authority. Iincident log. It is not known if this is the same collision that caused the road closure.

The Collegian will update this story when more information becomes available.

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