Alcohol, Speed Not Factors in Fatal Pedestrian Crash
Albuquerque (April 15, 2021) – An unidentified pedestrian was killed on Wednesday after being struck by a car while crossing the intersection of Skyline Road and Juan Tabo Boulevard.
According to two APD officers who saw the crash, the man was crossing Juan Tabo from east to west around midnight. One car stopped in the middle of the road as he crossed, but the driver in the next lane did not see him in the roadway and struck him. He was taken to the University of New Mexico Hospital, where he died.
The driver stayed at the scene, and it is not believed that alcohol or speeding played a role in this fatal accident. However, the area where the accident occurred is not well-lit and there are no marked crosswalks nearby. Source: KRQE