Driver dies after striking tree in Albuquerque’s Parkland Hills

Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — A driver was killed Tuesday afternoon in a high-speed collision that injured two passengers in southeast Albuquerque’s Parkland Hills area, reports KRQE.

Albuquerque Police responded to the scene on the southbound side of San Mateo Boulevard Southeast, just south of Ross Avenue Southeast.

Authorities said a vehicle was speeding southbound on the road when it veered up onto the sidewalk and hit a tree. No other vehicles were involved.

The driver died as a result of their injuries.

Medics transported two other occupants to UNM Hospital, where they were listed in stable condition.

At this time, the cause of the crash remains unknown, but an investigation is ongoing.


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