1 critically injured after vehicle chase through Albuquerque

June 21, 2017 • State News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — One person is in critical condition after a wanted felon driving a recreational vehicle caused several crashes while leading authorities on a chase through Albuquerque.

The Albuquerque Journal reports ( the pursuit started Tuesday in a Target parking lot when the suspect nearly ran over an officer.

Albuquerque police officer Tanner Tixier says at least three crashes occurred as a result of the chase. The injured person was airlifted to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

Tixier says police terminated the pursuit when it got too dangerous, but helicopters continued following the RV.

The man was eventually arrested. His identity was not released as of Wednesday.

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