New Mexico

Two Injured in Motorcycle vs Semi-Truck Accident at Carlisle and Claremont in Albuquerque, NM

May 29, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Carlisle Boulevard Northeast & Claremont Avenue Northeast, Albuquerque, NM, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Albuquerque Police
Vehicles Involved
Semi-Truck, Motorcycle
Carlisle and Claremont
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck collided with two motorcyclists

What Happened

Area authorities say a driver was charged in connection with a crash at Carlisle and Claremont in Albuquerque, NM on May 29th, 2023. Officials say it happened sometime before 8:30 p.m. Investigators are saying two motorcyclists were headed southbound on Carlisle when a semi-truck making a turn failed to yield and struck the vehicles. The two men operating the motorcycles were hospitalized with serious injuries. The truck driver, identified as 60-year-old Michel Cartagena, was arrested on a Driving Under the Influence charge. Additional information was not available.

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