Review board deems Chief Medina’s crash non-preventable

Parnall Law News Team
two black cars with major damage after collision

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to KOAT, a review board deemed the crash involving police chief Harold Medina that happened at Central Ave SE and Alvarado Dr NE on Feb. 17 as non-preventable.

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’s gold 1966 Ford Mustang on the driver’s side of the Vehicle.

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.

During Wednesday’s Albuquerque City Council meeting, the Fleet Crash Review Board announced they deemed the crash non-preventable.

Crash injures at least 1 person near Riverfronte Estates

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – At least one person was hurt in a wreck on Paseo Del Norte Blvd EB near the Rio Grande River on Wednesday, according to BCSO.

The incident was reported to authorities around 4:37 p.m.

The cause of the collision is under investigation.

Wreck blocks traffic near Los Altos Park

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to KKOB Traffic, an auto accident disrupted traffic at EB I-40 and Wyoming Blvd NE on Wednesday.

Dispatchers received calls concerning the incident around 4:28 p.m.

Additional information is unavailable.

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