Colorado Springs Pedestrian Accident on Airport Road, Jhuan Smith Arrested for DUI
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (April 27, 2023) – The Colorado Springs Police Department arrested Jhuan Ruiz Smith after a pedestrian accident in the 4700 block of Airport Road on April 23.
According to the Colorado State Patrol, the collision happened just west of Sand Creek Drive around 4:32 AM.
Based on a report, Smith was heading westbound in the left lane on Airport Road prior to the crash. At the same time, a pedestrian was crossing the street. Due to unknown circumstances, the suspect struck the victim.
As a result, the pedestrian suffered injuries in the incident. Crews transported the victim to the hospital for treatment.
Officers arrested Smith for DUI and vehicular assault.
As of now, an investigation into the case is ongoing. In addition, no other details are available.
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