Posted on Jun 16, 2023

Man injured after being struck by hit-and-run driver in Las Cruces

LAS CRUCES, NM - Police said a man was injured after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Las Cruces, according to KFOX.

The victim was identified by a friend as 19-year-old Ricardo Valtierra.  He was hit by a vehicle last Saturday night on the 700 block of Telshor Boulevard at about 10 p.m.  Valtierra was listed in critical but stable condition after being airlifted to University Medical Center in El Paso.

A search is ongoing for the driver and vehicle involved in the crash.