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Lori Johnson dead after fiery head-on crash with alleged drunk drive Victor Torres on Route 66 near Tijeras, NM
Modified Date:Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:55pm
Accident Date:Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Torres has caused a lot of problems around New Mexico in the past, many of them involving alcohol. State police believe Torres had been drinking and they say he’s already had three DWI arrests.
An unindentified driver was headed east on Route 66 near Tijeras at about 5:15am, when they for some reason crossed the center line into oncoming traffic, and collided head-on with a westbound vehicle. The driver of the westbound vehicle was injured, but survived, and one other person was killed. No other information is currently available; check back for updates on this developing story.
County:Bernalillo County, NM
Area:Albuquerque-Santa Fe, NM