Crashes involving 8 cars on Powers near Platte cause major backups Tuesday morning

Crashes involving 8 cars on Powers near Platte cause major backups Tuesday morning

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – A pair of crashes snarled traffic on both sides of Powers during Tuesday’s morning commute.

Police tell 11 News five cars collided on southbound Powers between Platte and Galley, followed by a three-car crash on the opposite side of Powers a short time later.

No serious injuries were reported, but both crashes caused major backups in the area while waiting for tows to clear the scene. Police did not have information on what caused either collision.

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