ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department confirmed a fatal crash involving a motorcycle Wednesday night. Officials believe the motorcycle hit a parked semi-trailer near Indian School and Broadway NE – on Commercial St. NE.

APD says a group of six motorcycles were in the area doing tricks. One male riding a gray Yamaha left the group and headed southbound on Commercial St at a high rate of speed. Witnesses told police they saw the motorcycle brake briefly for a second then saw the bike crash. When the witness rode to the scene they found the driver of the gray Yamaha unconscious and non-responsive.

Emergency personnel were called to the scene and the male succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Speed appears to be a factor in the crash, it is unknown if alcohol was a contributing factor.