Man dies after alleged intentional crash near NW Albuquerque dog park

Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — A man lost his life last Friday, January 12, after being struck by a vehicle during a physical confrontation in northwest Albuquerque, reports KOAT.

Albuquerque Police said the incident occurred near the Santa Fe Village Dog Park, off of Bogart Street Northwest, at about 11:00 p.m.

Preliminary details indicate Guadalupe Maldonado had driven to the area with a friend and confronted his wife and Christopher Facey, who she had met at the park.

Facey was behind the wheel of his own vehicle when Maldonado approached and walked in front of the vehicle. Albuquerque Police said Facey then accelerated, causing his vehicle to run over Maldonado.

First responders rushed Maldonado to an urgent care facility in the area, but he ultimately succumbed to his injuries.

On Saturday, the following day, Facey was taken into custody. He faces charges of “second degree murder, accident involving death and homicide by vehicle.”

No further information has been shared.

Cement truck overturns on Alameda Rd in North Valley

BERNALILLO COUNTY, NM — A section of Alameda Road was closed late Saturday morning in North Valley following a rollover crash, according to the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responded to the scene at the intersection with 2nd Street Northwest some time before 11:06 a.m.

The circumstances of the accident were not immediately apparent, but officials said a cement truck rolled over.

No major injuries have been reported at this time, and it’s unclear whether another vehicle was involved.

All westbound lanes of Alameda Road were blocked for over three hours, suggesting a serious wreck.

By 3:18 p.m., crews had cleared the scene from the roadway.


Accident closes lane on Atrisco Vista Blvd in west Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Deputies responded to a collision Sunday evening on Atrisco Vista Boulevard in Albuquerque’s Westland Row area, according to the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office.

The accident took place at the intersection with Central Avenue Northwest, just south of the Interstate 40 ramps. It was first reported by the BCSO just before 6:30 p.m.

Very few details have been released at this time, but no injuries were immediately reported.

One northbound lane of Atrisco Vista Boulevard was blocked during the emergency response.


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