Fatal Hit and Run Crash to Pedestrian Overnight
By: ABQRAW staff
Posted: 8/8/2023 @ 9:20AM
Albuquerque - According to APD their Motors Unit responded at 11:20 p.m. on Aug. 7, 2023, to a fatal crash at Pennsylvania St. and Mountain Rd., N.E.
Investigators determined that a silver Volkswagen sedan was traveling north on Pennsylvania Street, while a female pedestrian pushing a shopping cart was traveling north in the northbound lane of Pennsylvania. The driver of the sedan smashed into the female who was in the roadway and the car then fled the scene. The female pedestrian was pronounced dead on scene by personnel from AFR.
It is unknown if alcohol was a factor in this crash. Pedestrian error and speed are believed to be a contributing factors at this time. This investigation is ongoing and there are currently no charges pending.