Investigation underway after pedestrian in critical condition following hit-and-run crash

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A pedestrian is in critical condition following a hit-and-run crash on Friday night. The Albuquerque Police Department says the crash happened at Candelaria Rd. and 2nd St.


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According to officials, witnesses saw a white 2019 Chevrolet vehicle traveling westbound on Candelaria Rd. and hit a pedestrian east of the 2nd St. intersection. The pedestrian was initially able to walk and talk and didn’t appear to have life-threatening injuries, so investigators did not preserve the scene.

APD says the pedestrian was transported to the University of New Mexico Hospital in critical condition. It is not known if alcohol, drugs or speed were contributing factors to the crash. No other information was provided. KRQE News 13 will provide information as it becomes available.

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