Roswell police cruisers crash during pursuit

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – Two police cruisers crashed as Roswell cops went after a suspected drunk driver.

According to Plains Valley News, around 10:30 Monday night police were pursuing a Chevy pickup with Texas plates. Two new Roswell police cruisers crashed into a street light pole at Atkinson and Delta Loop.

The crash caused heavy damage to cruisers.

According to witnesses at the scene, Cops lost the suspect. The truck was later found at the Comfort Inn on North Main Street.

It is not clear if the suspect was found inside.

Hotel staff confirmed only that police were looking for someone.

The Roswell Police Department spokeswoman said that further information will not be available until after 8 a.m. Tuesday. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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