Two youngsters have been killed and two have been injured in a two-vehicle crash close to Fortress Rock at about midnight on Friday, and a driver has been arrested on suspicion of DUI.
The 4 teenagers — two males and two females, all age 17 — have been in a Honda pickup that was northbound on the Interstate 25 Frontage Street simply south of Fortress Rock, mentioned Trooper Josh Lewis, a Colorado State Patrol spokesman.
A 25-year-old man was driving a Toyota SUV southbound and the Toyota crossed over into the northbound lane, hitting the Honda broadside, Lewis mentioned.
A male passenger from Fortress Rock and a feminine passenger from Larkspur died, Lewis mentioned. The male driver of the Honda, from Fortress Rock, suffered reasonable accidents and a feminine passenger from Fortress Rock suffered critical accidents. Not one of the teen passengers have been carrying seatbelts. All 4 have been taken to an area hospital, the place two have been pronounced useless.
The motive force of the Toyota, recognized as Ricky Avalos-Truillo of Colorado Springs, was the one individual within the SUV. He was taken to an area hospital, handled and launched. Avalos-Truillo was arrested on suspicion of DUI, Lewis mentioned, and was booked into the Douglas County Jail.
An investigation is ongoing.