Vehicle hits cyclist, flees the scene

KRQE News 13 Breaking News, Albuquerque NM

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – APD is investigating a hit and run collision that sent a bicyclist to the hospital.

Police say a bicyclist was attempting to cross Montaño at 4th street when they were struck by a vehicle traveling southbound on Montaño.

The driver fled the scene but was located a couple of blocks away.

Emergency crews transported the victim to UNM Hospital. Officials say the victim is in serious but stable condition.

APD said the driver of the vehicle is currently undergoing a DWI investigation.

Both directions of  Montaño were closed for a couple of hours as police conducted their investigation.

Montaño has since reopened.

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