Two arrested for child abuse charges after DUI crash

COLORADO SPRINGS –
Colorado Springs Police say two people were arrested after a car crash involving two children Monday.

According to investigators, 37-year-old Brian Krueger lost control of his car while driving on McArthur Avenue south of Palmer Park Boulevard, and crashed into an unattended parked truck on the side of the road. Witnesses say two small children were unrestrained in the back seat, and after helping Krueger out of the car, witnesses say he tried to run away. One person was able to hold him until police arrived.

Both children were taken to the hospital for treatment. One child has serious life threatening injuries. That child’s condition is unknown.

Brian Krueger was arrested and is facing several charges including, child abuse, vehicular assault, and DUI. After the investigation, 35-year-old Sarah Krueger was also arrested on child abuse charges.