1 Person Killed In A Motor Vehicle Accident In Albuquerque (Albuquerque, NM)

February 20, 2024 – Nationwide Report®

In a motor vehicle accident unfolding just before 2 p.m. on Sunday, officers swiftly responded to reports of a driver traveling in the wrong direction in the vicinity of 98th and Gibson. Despite attempts to halt the vehicle, the driver persisted until colliding with a guardrail and utility box, as relayed by Perdue.

Upon the deployment of an airbag in his vehicle, the driver exited and was promptly apprehended. However, the situation took a dire turn as medical assistance was summoned, with the driver believed to have experienced a medical episode while awaiting aid. 

Tragically, Albuquerque Fire Rescue, arriving subsequently, pronounced the man deceased, according to Perdue. A comprehensive inquiry by a multi-agency task force is now underway to unravel the circumstances surrounding this fatal crash.

Source: Abq Journal

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