Fatal Crash Happens on Coors Near Cottonwood Mall
By: ABQ RAW staff
POSTED: 03/14/2023 @ 6:30PM
NW Albuquerque - Late this afternoon, Albuquerque Police responded to a fatal crash involving a late model Buick sedan and a Dodge Charger. The crash happened near 10400 Coors Bypass NW in front of Cottonwood Mall. One individual was pronounced deceased on scene and a passenger was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
We observed the two vehicles completely totaled with heavy front end damage and car parts laying on and near the road where the incident happened.
Northbound Coors was shut down near Cottonwood Mall causing major traffic congestion while officers investigated. Drivers could be seen seeking alternative routes through private lots during the rush hour afternoon drive.