One person hospitalized after multi-vehicle crash at Eubank and Academy

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Police believe it was a driver high on drugs that caused a six-vehicle car crash in northeast Albuquerque that left one person is in critical condition.

It happened just after six Monday night on Eubank and Academy.

APD says an Infiniti going south on Eubank struck and rear-ended a Volkswagen waiting for a red light on Academy. Four more cars were then hit.

They say the driver of the Volkswagen is at UNM Hospital and in critical condition.

Police say the driver of the Infiniti, a woman, was believed to be under the influence of a narcotic.

Police are also investigating if the driver was involved in another crash shortly before causing the six-car one, but fled the scene.

Her name has not been released. 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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