Posted on Sep 12, 2023

Motorcyclist dies after being hit by vehicle in NE Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - A motorcyclist died following a collision with a vehicle in northeast Albuquerque early Saturday morning, KRQE reports.

According to police, the motorcycle rider was struck by a Kia vehicle in the area of Wyoming Boulevard NE and Comanche Road NE at about 1:45 a.m.  The motorcyclist, whose name was not released, was thrown from the bike and pronounced dead at the scene.

The collision came a short time after the motorcyclist had been seen doing burnouts and doughnuts in a nearby parking lot before leaving the lot.

Investigators said speed and alcohol may have been contributing factors in the incident and that the motorcycle rider may have been at fault.