Man throws toddler into oncoming traffic on busy Colorado Springs road

Posted at 11:22 AM, Jul 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-15 19:28:25-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A man has been arrested after reportedly throwing a toddler out of his car and into oncoming traffic while driving on a busy roadway in Colorado Springs Friday evening.

At around 9 p.m. Friday, officers responded to calls of a man throwing a small child into the busy lanes of Academy Boulevard and Airport Road.

Drivers were able to avoid running over the 2-year-old toddler and reportedly apprehended the suspect, Bryan Hickcox, 30, who police said is a cousin of the victim.

The child suffered no injuries, according to our ABC affiliate station in Colorado Springs, KRDO-TV.

Hickcox was arrested for attempted murder and related charges. He is being held on a $50,000 bond in El Paso County Jail.