Joseph Tipton Killed in Crash at N Academy Blvd and Palmer Park Blvd in Colorado Springs, CO

January 17, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Joseph Tipton
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Colorado Springs Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
N Academy Blvd and Palmer Park Blvd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victim's vehicle was struck by a vehicle that reportedly ran a red light and crashed at the intersection

What Happened

Colorado State Police are investigating a crash that killed a driver on January 17th, 2019 in Colorado Springs, Co. Police say that crash occurred at N Academy Blvd and Palmer Park Blvd and involved two vehicles colliding at the intersection. 31-year-old Vincent Leon Meisman reportedly ran a red light, colliding with a vehicle driven by 36-year-old Joseph Tipton. Tipton was pronounced dead at the scene. Meisman was arrested on charges of driving under the influence, suspicion of careless driving and vehicular homicide.

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