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News: Pedestrian critically injured after being hit by SUV in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – A pedestrian was critically injured when he was struck by a vehicle in Albuquerque Tuesday evening, according to KOB.

Police said the pedestrian was walking and pushing a shopping cart in the vicinity of Copper Avenue NE and Kally Court when he was hit by a 2014 Nissan SUV.  The driver had just looked up from adjusting the air conditioner when the incident happened, investigators said.

The pedestrian was transported to University of New Mexico Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

Albuquerque Police say speed and alcohol were not contributing factors in the crash, adding that the roadway was dark with minimal lighting at the time.

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While pursuing a major in history and French at Rice University in the early 1990s, I spent a year studying at La Sorbonne in Paris in 1991. I received my B.A. from Rice University in 1993 and continued to focus on writing — mostly fiction and plays — for a year before entering New Mexico University School of Law. Since then, my team has helped to recover more than $100 million for our clients. Though my firm has grown quickly to fill the legal needs of our community, it has retained its focus on providing excellent service to clients.