Man facing DWI charge after crashing into pole

DWI crash Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Albuquerque got an early fireworks show Friday morning after a driver ran right into a light pole. That sparked a fire inside the car.

It happened near the intersection of Rio Bravo and Coors at around 1:00 Friday morning.

The driver was treated, arrested and booked into the Metropolitan Detention Center. Police said he’s being charged with DWI. 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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