News: Albuquerque police searching for driver involved in crash that killed motorcyclist

Bert Parnall

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Police in Albuquerque are searching for the driver involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a motorcyclist this weekend, reports KRQE.

Officers responded to the scene Saturday night in the area of Lomas Boulevard and Hotel Circle NE at about 9 p.m. According to investigators, the driver of a Yamaha motorcycle was going east on Lomas Boulevard at a high rate of speed when a sedan pulled out from a hotel to turn west onto Lomas.

The brakes of the motorcycle reportedly locked up and the bike began to skid, going down onto its left side. The rider then struck the sedan, police believe. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses told police the driver left the scene heading westbound on Lomas. Police said the vehicle they are looking for is a white, four-door car. Speed is believed to have been a contributing factor in the crash.

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