On April 28 at 11:02 p.m., Fort Collins police responded to a single car collision in the 2500 block of W. Stuart St. William Russick was driving a 2000 white Jeep Cherokee east bound in the 2500 block of W. Stuart Street at the time the vehicle left the roadway. The collision involved damaging a fire hydrant, vaulting over the top of an irrigation ditch into the backyard of 2413 Zenith Ct. Russick, 26, was transported to Poudre Valley Hospital with minor to moderate injuries. The passenger, Joseph Lindskog, 33, was transported to Medical Center of the Rockies and is in serious but stable condition.
The collision is being investigated by Fort Collins Police Services and charges are pending. Police believe speed and alcohol contributed to the collision. The 2500 block of W. Stuart St was closed for 6 hours while police investigated the scene.
Anyone with information about the collision, who has not already given a statement to police, is asked to call Officer Jeff Laguna at 970-221-6555.