Posted on May 29, 2024

BCSO deputies searching for driver in fatal South Valley hit-and-run

SOUTH VALLEY, NM - The Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office said it seeking the public's help in solving a fatal hit-and-run incident that occurred last week in South Valley.

The BCSO issued a post on X regarding the crash that killed an elderly female pedestrian.  It happened May 22nd near the intersection of 2nd Street and Prosperity Avenue.

Deputies arrived at about 11:20 p.m. to find the victim unconscious, and she was pronounced dead at an area hospital.  The driver of the vehicle involved left the scene heading southbound.

The vehicle is described as Chevrolet Malibu 2016-2021 model, with damage to the passenger side front fender.

Anyone with information regarding the driver or vehicle involved was asked to contact the BCSO Traffic Unit.

This story will be updated by our Albuquerque car accident lawyer if more information becomes available.