Albuquerque, NM (July 17, 2023) – Officers with the Albuquerque Police Department were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident early Saturday morning that sent at least one person to a local hospital, where they underwent emergency care for injuries.
The crash was reported to area law enforcement at around 6:55 a.m. on July 15.
Crash reports indicate that a car crash occurred on Ortiz Drive Southeast, prompting an expanded traffic collision response by law enforcement officers. Authorities shut down the roadway for an extended period as they worked to remove the damaged vehicles.
Emergency medical services with the Albuquerque Fire Department responded to provide medical treatment to victims and transport them to local hospitals.
The Albuquerque Police Department is currently investigating the incident to determine what led to it taking place.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victims and their families at this time.