Colorado: man charged with DUI following head-on crash

COLORADO SPRINGS (July 2, 2011) According to Colorado Springs police, on 06/25/2011 at approximately 12:27 am the Colorado Springs Police Department communication section was notified of a traffic accident in the area of Platte Ave and Academy Bl.
The initial report was that the traffic accident was a head on collision. Once on scene officers determined a red Suzuki SX4, driven by Steven Hill 11/29/56, was driving west bound on Platte Ave. in the eastbound lanes. As Hill was approaching Academy Bl. the vehicle he was operating struck the front end of a black Chevrolet Cobalt that was traveling eastbound on Platte Ave. in the left through lane.
Both Hill and the driver of the Cobalt were taken to Memorial Hospital where Hill was treated for life threatening injuries. Hill was admitted to the intensive care unit. The driver of the Cobalt had no serious injuries and she was released from the hospital.
Hill was charged for Driving under the Influence of Alcohol and various other traffic related charges. The investigation is ongoing.

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