ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - A driver may have been on a suicide mission when he slammed into another car with a mom and son inside.
Officers say Chris Vigil, 38, blew through the intersection of Churchill and Old Coors Southwest on Saturday morning and hit and SUV.
The mother and boy were not seriously injured..
Witnesses say Vigil tried to take off, but a few witnesses stopped him while Vigil's passenger jumped into the drivers seat.
Police didn't fall for the switch and they found a half bottle of vodka near the intersection.
Vigil's passenger was trying to cover for him and told police Vigil wanted to kill himself by hitting another car.
After being arrested, the officer said Vigil tried to escape by kicking open the door of the police car.
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