Posted on Aug 07, 2023

NMSP investigating hit-and-run that injured pedestrian in Vado

VADO, NM - The New Mexico State Police are trying to find the driver responsible for a hit-and-run crash that injured a pedestrian last week.

According to an NMSP news release, the incident occurred Tuesday on State Road 478 near milepost 7 just south of Franco Road in Vado.  An investigation found that a vehicle headed south on State Road 478 sometime before 6 a.m. struck a man on the roadway.  The victim, who was not immediately identified, was critically injured and airlifted to a hospital in El Paso.

State Police are now asking for the public's help in identifying the vehicle and driver involved in the incident.

The vehicle is believed to be a Ford pickup or SUV with damage to the headlights. The remaining headlight lenses are yellow and sun-damaged.

Anyone with information regarding the case was urged to contact the New Mexico State Police.  Further updates will be provided by our Albuquerque car accident lawyer as more information becomes available regarding the incident.  

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