APD provides update on fatal crash following attempted traffic stop

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque police provided an update on a fatal crash that happened after an attempted traffic stop Thursday night.

According to APD, a motorcyclist fled when an officer attempted to pull him over along Central near 46th. The motorcyclist reportedly ran a red light at Central and Atrisco and crashed into an SUV.

The motorcyclist was declared dead on scene. A passenger on the motorcycle, a woman, was taken to the hospital where she later died.

Police said, at this point, the Office of the Medical Investigator is working to positively identify both of them.

Police said the passengers inside the SUV were also taken to the hospital for treatment.

According to APD, the motorcycle did not have a license plate and it had been reported stolen in 2015.

A multi-agency task force is investigating.

This is a developing story. Stay with KOB 4 Eyewitness News and KOB.com for updates.