Couple charged following crash

BLOOMFIELD, N.M. (KRQE) – A New Mexico couple is now facing charges following a rollover crash that injured four people, including two children.

The crash happened south of Bloomfield on Sunday.

Deputies found a woman, a man, a 3-month-old and a 3-year-old when they arrived, but the father, 28-year-old Robert Williams, had apparently fled the scene.

In addition to child abuse charges, he’s facing a charge of leaving the scene of an accident.

The toddler’s mother, Nicole Begay, was also arrested.

The cause of the crash is under investigation, but deputies say alcohol may be a factor. 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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