DUI Speeding Accident on the 2300 Block of Carmel Drive Near Hancock Expressway
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (February 4, 2018) – Colorado Springs police reported a drunk driver that crashed into two parked vehicles in a southeast Colorado Springs neighborhood on Sunday night around 10 PM.
37-year-old Reggie Rusk was speeding in a grey Chevrolet Camaro on the 2300 block of Carmel Drive near Hancock Expressway, when he collided with two parked pickup trucks, a Chevrolet and Ford.
Rusk was traveling at such high speeds, that one of the vehicles flipped over, according to Sgt. Troy Bauer with the Colorado Springs Police Department.
The man got out of his damaged car, and tried to escape on foot before he was arrested with officials. He faces charges of DUI, reckless driving, hit-and-run, and driving with an expired license. No other details or the identity of the drunk driver have been released at this time.
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