Santa Fe, NM (November 7, 2019) – A collision involving a DUI driver tragically claimed the life of one person on Sunday evening, November 3rd, according to police. The crash happened in Santa Fe at the intersection of Cam Alire and Alameda Street around 10:00 p.m.
Authorities stated that 30-year-old Andrew Martinez was traveling in a silver Ford sedan when he entered the intersection and collided with a black Chevrolet pickup truck. The operator of the pickup truck, identified as Diego Alejandro Pichardo, 24, was ejected from the vehicle during the collision.
Emergency responders arrived where they rendered aid to Martinez and Pichardo, as well as a passenger in the Ford. Martinez was taken to the hospital where he sadly succumbed to his injuries. Police have not provided the conditions of the passenger or Pichardo at this time.
Pichardo was determined to have been driving while intoxicated and subsequently arrested. Police are continuing the investigation into this incident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Andrew Martinez at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims in hopes of their full recovery.
Fatal DUI Accidents in New Mexico
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