ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Police are investigating a fatal crash in southeast Albuquerque on Monday morning. The incident happened around 2:08 a.m.
The Albuquerque Police Department reports that a two-vehicle crash happened at the intersection of Juan Tabo Blvd. SE and Central Ave. SE. Police say a white, 2003 Toyota minivan was headed eastbound on Central, approaching Juan Tabo.
Authorities say the driver of the minivan stated as he approached the intersection, the traffic light changed from red to green and he proceeded through the intersection. At this time, APD says a blue 2006 Nissan SUV ran the red light traveling southbound and struck the vehicle in the front.
The Nissan lost control and rolled several times. The driver of the Nissan was ejected from the vehicle and became pinned under the left side of the SUV and died at the scene.
The driver and passenger of the 2003 minivan did not have any injuries and stayed at the scene. The investigation is ongoing.