Woman killed, biker critical in crash with truck
Posted at: 10/04/2013 8:06 AM
| Updated at: 10/04/2013 8:14 AM
By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com
ALBUQUERQUE -- A woman riding on the back of a motorcycle was killed in a crash with a pickup truck late Thursday.
According to Sgt. Aaron Williamson of the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department, a group of motorcyclists were traveling east on Paseo Del Norte at a high rate of speed around 11 p.m. One of the bikers then crashed into the back of a full-size Ford pickup truck.
The male driver and a female passenger were taken to UNM Hospital, where the woman died from her injuries. Sgt. Williamson said the man is listed in critical condition.
The names of the people involved in the crash have not been released.
Eastbound Paseo Del Norte was shut down from Coors Boulevard to 2nd Street for several hours overnight.