Car crashes, catches fire in NW ABQ

I-40 crash

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A car caught fire Thursday after a late night crash in Albuquerque. Police said the driver was speeding and weaving through cars on I-40 west near Coors.

The driver reportedly crashed into another car and ended up in the middle of the median.

The car caught fire and the driver had to be pulled out.

That person is now charged with drinking and driving. 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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