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APS employee involved in hit-and-run on Thanksgiving

Joseph Lynch
December 05, 2017 07:01 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, M.M. -- The driver believed to be responsible in a three-vehicle crash on Thanksgiving night is accused of taking off on foot before police showed up. That person is also an employee of Eldorado High School.


According to a crash report filed with the Albuquerque Police Department, it happened on Nov. 23 near the intersection of Rio Grande and Central. The report states that while two cars waited at a red light, they were both rear-ended. The third vehicle crashed into one of those cars, pushing it into the one in front of it.

One of those drivers spoke to the man believed to have caused the crash. They said he showed signs of intoxication and even admitted to one of the drivers that he had been drinking.

The report shows the man provided them with his driver’s license before he fled the scene.

KOB reached out to Albuquerque Public Schools for comment. They said that employee has reached out to his principal about what they are calling an accident. APS also said the employee was not on school time, in a school district vehicle or on school property at the time of the incident.

There have been no arrests or charges that have been filed.


Joseph Lynch

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