Posted on Apr 20, 2023

News: Albuquerque police list intersections with most red-light crashes

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Albuquerque police said they plan to step up their efforts to prevent accidents at some of the city's most dangerous intersections, the Albuquerque Journal reports.

With the number of crashes rising in Bernalillo County this year, police said they will launch targeted operations to crack down on drivers running through red lights at what were called the city's 'hot spots'.

The Albuquerque Police Department's Traffic Division will join forces with other law enforcement units to observe violations in these areas and cite the drivers involved.

In their news release, police listed the 20 intersections in Albuquerque with the most crashes resulting from drivers going through red lights.

The top 5 are as follows: 

1. Menaul Boulevard and the Interstate 25 frontage roads, north- and southbound

2. Second Street and the Interstate 40 frontage roads, west- and eastbound

3. Coors Boulevard and Montaño Road

4. Osuna Road/San Mateo Boulevard at the Interstate 25 frontage roads, north- and southbound

5 . Avenida Cesar Chavez at Interstate 25