Driver seriously hurt as vehicle crashes into garage, wall in east Albuquerque

Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — A man was hospitalized Saturday afternoon after crashing a vehicle into a home in Albuquerque’s Crestview Heights area, reports KOB4.

Albuquerque were called to the scene at 1837 Chandelle Loop Northeast shortly after 3:00 p.m.

According to a witness, the man was behind the wheel of a white Ford F-15 when he abruptly accelerated at a high rate of speed. Moments later, the F-150 ran a red light and plowed into a garage, and then a wall separating a nearby residence.

The witness noted that the driver, who is diabetic, may have been undergoing a medical emergency at the time of the wreck.

Medics rushed the victim to UNM Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

Officials have not disclosed further information at this time.


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