Posted on Dec 29, 2023

Man arrested following multi-vehicle crash in Santa Fe

SANTA FE, NM - A man was arrested following a multi-vehicle accident in Santa Fe last Friday night, according to KRQE.

Police responded to the scene in the area of Cerrillos Road and St. Michaels Drive at about 7 p.m.  Witnesses told officers that a driver weaving through the traffic went through a red light and caused a crash that involved a total of seven vehicles.

The suspect, identified as 27-year-old Irving Valverde of Santa Fe, was placed under arrest.  Authorities said he fled the scene after the crash. Valverde faces charges including reckless driving, aggravated assault on a police officer with a deadly weapon, and leaving the scene of a crash.

No injuries were reported but debris blocked northbound lanes on Cerrillos Road.

Should any additional information come to light, our Albuquerque car accident lawyer will update this news blog.