Victims in hospital after police chase ends with crash

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New details have been released about the suspects and victims after a police chase ended in a nasty crash Saturday.

Police say officers were chasing suspects in a stolen Jeep when the suspects ran a red light and crashed into the victim’s car.

Family tells us the victims, Demarcus Blea and his girlfriend Michelle Jaramillo, are in the hospital.

The police chase started early yesterday morning on Gonzales near Coors and continued to northeast Albuquerque near Menaul and Eubank.

Along the way, the criminal complaint shows an officer wrecked his patrol unit while following the Jeep on I-40.

Police say the driver was 18-year-old Domonic Rougemont. He went to the hospital with a broken leg. Six people were in the stolen Jeep, including a 12 and 13-year-old.


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