Public asked to avoid Powers and Barnes in Colorado Springs for crash on top of power outage impacting traffic farther to the south – KKTV

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – The public was asked to avoid a busy intersection in Colorado Springs Friday afternoon.
At about 1:15 p.m. the Colorado Springs Fire Department reported a crash in the area of Barnes Road and Powers Boulevard. At least one person was taken to the hospital.
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The crash came at a time when the stoplights were not working at Powers and Galley due to a power outage farther to the south. The two intersections are about three miles away. Click here for an update on the power outage. The power outage was first reported at 9 a.m.
This article may or may not be updated depending on the circumstances of the crash. The purpose of this article was to alert the public to a crash impacting traffic.
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