Albuquerque Police say a 20-year-old woman who hit and killed a motorcyclist around 3 a.m. Saturday morning near Eubank and Montgomery was driving drunk.
Gabrielle Moya was arrested on scene and charged with homicide by vehicle.Police say alcohol and speed appear to be a factor in the accident, but further details have not been released.
APD says Moya was also arrested last month for aggravated DWI.
The identity of the person killed has not been released at this time.
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A teen girl is charged with vehicular homicide for allegedly causing a drunk driving crash near Hatch.
Doña Ana County Sheriff’s deputies say 16-year-old Vanessa Rodriguez was driving a pickup when she crashed head on with a car Tuesday night.
The driver of the car, 32-year-old Elida Garcia died and a passenger, 50-year-old Maria Granados is in the hospital. Deputies say Rodriquez’s 16-year-old passenger Sonia was partially ejected and also killed. There was also a 13 year old boy in the truck.
Rodriguez told investigators they had been drinking beer that night. She’s charged with two counts of vehicular homicide. The DA’s office says she will be charged as an adult.
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State Police say an Albuquerque man may have been drunk when he flipped his vehicle near Conchas in eastern New Mexico on Friday afternoon, killing his passenger.
David Burton, 59, of Conchas Dam, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police were called to the single-vehicle crash around 1:20 p.m. along N.M. 104.
The driver, in a 2009 Hyundai and possibly speeding, lost control, flipping the car over.
The driver had minor injuries and was taken to Dan Trigg Hospital in Tucumcari. He has not been charged, but police are investigating.
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A suspected drunk driving crash overnight killed one adult and one child, and left another child fighting for its life at UNM Hospital.
Bernalillo County sheriff’s deputies say the driver, 41-year-old Carlos Rosales-Polanco, was traveling in a truck northbound on Coors near Rio Bravo on Saturday night with his two kids and a female passenger inside.
That’s when witnesses say the truck suddenly sped up, hit a raised median and rolled into a field.
The female passenger, 30-year-old Adriana Chavez-Miranda, was killed.
Rosales-Polanco and two children, ages 10 and 1 1/2, were rushed to UNM Hospital where the 1 1/2-year-old succumbed to his injuries and died.
Deputies say it does appear alcohol and speed were factors in the crash.
Roasles-Polanco will be OK. He has been released from the hospital and booked into the Metropolitan Detention Center for vehicular homicide.
via 2 killed, 1 child injured in DWI crash | KRQE.
Two people are dead following what authorities believe is an alcohol-related crash on the Lovington Highway in Hobbs Friday. Among the deceased is a six-year-old child.
According to Hobbs Police Public Information Officer Mike Weiss, a white Dodge pickup was traveling Northbound near Jack Gomez Blvd. around 10:21 p.m. and was swerving all over the road when it went into oncoming lanes and hit a red Chrysler car head-on.
The driver of the Chrysler has been identified as 44-year-old Prescilla Mungia of Hobbs, according to HPD. She died at a local hospital. A six-year-old passenger in that car died at the scene. Police are not releasing the child’s name pending notification of next of kin.
The driver of the Dodge pickup is 27-year-old Keevisen James Gould of Red Valley, AZ. Gould’s passenger, 34-year-old Shane Betselie of Bloomfield was transported to Lubbock, TX for his life-threatening injuries.
A third vehicle was involved in the crash, striking Gould’s truck after the head-on collision. Neither the driver or passenger of that vehicle were hurt, police said.Weiss said DWI charges are pending against Gould.
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New Mexico State Police have identified the alleged drunk driver arrested after a double-fatal crash near Espanola last Thursday.
Justin Romero, 26, of El Rito, New Mexico, is charged with two counts of homicide by vehicle under the influence of alcohol and evading an officer.
According to State Police, Romero was traveling north on U.S. 84 in a Ford pickup truck when he suddenly crossed into the southbound lane and struck another vehicle head on.
Two people in the other vehicle were killed: 23-year-old Leo Gurule and 45-year-old Carlos Archuleta.
The New Mexico State Police Crash Reconstruction Unit responded to the crash scene to complete a thorough and complete investigation of the crash.
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A 51-year-old Belen man was killed and his 11-year-old daughter critically injured after a suspected drunken driver drifted into the wrong lane and hit the man’s motorcycle on Saturday, according to State Police.
Daniel Sanchez, 51, was killed instantly, and his daughter was taken to the University of New Mexico Hospital.
Jacob Williams, 27, of Belen, faces charges of vehicular homicide and aggravated driving while intoxicated, second offense, after he allegedly drove left of the center line and collided with the motorcycle on State Road 109 just south of Belen around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, State Police said.
Williams was booked into the Valencia County Detention Center on a $20,000 cash only bail.
via Belen dad killed, girl hurt in suspected DWI | ABQJournal Online.