Posted on Apr 07, 2023

News: 2 dead after fleeing motorcycle crashes in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Two people died after an accident Thursday night involving a fleeing motorcycle, Albuquerque police said.

According to a report by KOAT, the operator of the motorcycle fled after an officer tried to conduct a traffic stop, and crashed into another vehicle in the area of Central Avenue and Atrisco Drive.

The motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene, while a passenger on the bike died after being taken to an area hospital.  Two people in the vehicle sustained injuries that were not life-threatening.

The Albuquerque Police Department is investigating the incident.  The area around the crash scene was shut down in both directions while police and emergency crews responded.

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

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