Brooklyn, NY – Pedestrian Accident on Ralph Ave Results in Injuries

Albuquerque, NM – Gilberto Mieja Struck & Killed at Central Ave & Louisiana Blvd

Albuquerque, NM (April 16, 2020) – A pedestrian was tragically killed by a hit-and-run driver near the intersection of Central Avenue and Louisiana Boulevard in Albuquerque. According to authorities, the victim who was later identified as Gilberto Mieja was struck by an SUV just shortly before 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, April 15th.

Officials with the APD stated that Mieja was crossing the street when she was hit by an SUV that continued to flee the scene. Emergency responders arrived at the scene where Mieja was tragically pronounced deceased.

Officers later located the driver of the SUV, identified as Ramona Ortiz, 51, at her apartment. Authorities stated that Ortiz said she was racing her boyfriend home at the time of the incident. She was placed under arrest for vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Gilberto Mieja at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM – Gilberto Mieja Struck & Killed at Central Ave & Louisiana Blvd

In 2018, reports showed that at least 34 of the more than 400 people who were hit by cars in Albuquerque sadly succumbed to their injuries. Pedestrian accidents in New Mexico, like anywhere else in the country, are one of the most severe types of collisions due to the vulnerability of the victim and the actions of reckless drivers. While it is undoubtedly difficult, it is critical for victims and bereaved loved ones to know that they have the right to pursue compensation during such a time.

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