ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Officers with the Albuquerque Police Department responded to a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Osuna Rd. NE and Wyoming Rd. NE shortly after midnight Thursday into Friday. APD says one person died on scene from their injuries.
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According to APD a red 2020 Challenger, without its headlights on, was going east on Osuna approaching the intersection. Police say the Challenger ran a red light and hit a gray Toyota Sequoia that was traveling north on Wyoming. Witnesses say the driver, Matthew Shetima-Joe ran the red light. The driver of the Sequoia was killed, their name has not been released.
APD says it appears speed and alcohol were both factors in the crash. Police say say charges were filed against the driver and the driver will be booked following medical release.