ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - A 4-year-old child was rushed to the hospital with head trauma Thursday morning after police say a man smashed into the vehicle the child was in.
Witnesses say that man had just hit another vehicle and then drove off.
Investigators continue to piece together exactly what led to two separate crashes Thursday morning.
Police say just before eight o'clock, 47-year-old Jesus Holguin crashed into a vehicle with a woman and her child, possibly 10 or 11-years-old.
They say those two are okay.
Then witnesses tell police Holguin took off, ran a stop sign and crashed into a second vehicle at Georgia and Eastern.
When police were called, they say a 4-year-old in that vehicle was in the street and had been ejected.
The child was rushed to the hospital with what was initially reported as serious injuries, including head trauma.
Now police say the injuries are non life-threatening.
Two adults were also in the car. Police say they are alright.
Holguin stuck around after that crash.
Investigators are trying now to determine why this happened.
“I did speak with an on scene supervisor who said that he didn't appear to have insurance, possibly some other required documents for driving so we don't know if that was a contributing factor for the initial hit and run,” Officer Tasia Martinez said.
Holguin is now in custody.
Police are working with the DA’s office to determine what charges he will face.
They say there was no clear indication alcohol was involved.
Police want to remind all drivers to keep an extra close eye on the streets Thursday for children trick-or-treating.
A high school football player caught on camera punching an opponent and giving him a concussion during the state semifinals will not be suspended from the championship game by the New Mexico Activities Association.
The Sandoval County sheriff's sergeant struck by a car during a crash investigation on snow-slickened Interstate 25 Thursday has died.
After getting out of federal prison early this week it looks like former state Sen. Manny Aragón isn't at a halfway house after all. He's back at his own house in the South Valley.
The owner and an employee of a local smoke shop are in federal custody accused of selling spice at the Rio Rancho store.
The New Mexico State Police officer who fired his weapon at van filled with kids during a traffic stop gone bad has been fired.
The civil case filed against former cop Levi Chavez in the gunshot death of his wife is coming to an end without a trial.