Colorado man charged with child abuse in crosswalk collision


COLORADO SPRINGS | A 61-year-old man has been charged with child abuse and traffic violations after a crash that injured four Colorado elementary students who were struck in a crosswalk.

KKTV reports ( ) Douglas Clubb appeared in a Colorado Springs courtroom Monday.

He’s accused of running over the students on Jan. 12, critically injuring one. All survived but their conditions weren’t immediately available.

Officials said three of the children were siblings and the fourth was their cousin. They were in kindergarten, first, second and fifth grades.

A witness said five men lifted the car off them.

Clubb faces charges of child abuse causing serious injury, three other misdemeanor child abuse counts and four traffic offenses. He hasn’t entered a plea.

Jail records indicated he was still being held in lieu of $2,000 bail.
Information from: KKTV-TV,