Pedestrian killed in Friday morning crash near Old Town
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car that left the road near Old Town early Friday morning.
Officers responded, around 6:40 a.m. Friday, to Central Avenue and Rio Grande Boulevard where an apparent rollover crash occurred.
According to APD, a man driving a 2007 Toyota Camry was speeding down eastbound Central while the road was wet. The driver lost control of the vehicle and left the rain-soaked road, striking a pedestrian walking eastbound on the south sidewalk of Central.
The pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to UNMH. However, he succumbed to his injuries while en route to the hospital.
Alcohol did not appear to be a factor in the crash but speed and inclement weather were.
APD is currently investigating the crash.
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