Albuquerque police chief collides with man driving mustang near Fair West

Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to KRQE, the Albuquerque police chief collided with a man driving a gold 1966 For Mustang near Central Ave SE and Alvarado Dr NE on Feb. 17.

Albuquerque Police Department Chief Harold Medina was driving an unmarked APD black truck while fleeing gunfire after pulling over two men in a fight when he collided with Todd Perchert on the driver’s side of the Mustang.

Perchert was pinned in the car following the crash. Emergency crews extricated Perchert from the Mustang and transported him to an area hospital with a broken collarbone, shoulder blade, eight broken ribs, and a collapsed lung.

The APD is investigating the incident.

The Perchert family plans to file a lawsuit.

Wreck reported near Vista Grande

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – A traffic accident was reported at St Joesphs Dr NW and Coors Blvd NW on Thursday, according to NMRoads.

The incident happened at 11:04 a.m.

It is unclear if anyone was hurt in the collision.

Emergency crews respond to wreck near Alamedan Valley

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to APD Traffic, first responders were called to the scene of a traffic accident at Paseo del Norte Blvd and Jefferson St NE on Thursday.

The incident was reported to authorities around 8:32 a.m.

The cause of the collision is under investigation.

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