Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Not a good Wednesday for NM bicycle commuters

Two Arrests Made In A Southeast Albuquerque Attack

Wed Jul 8 6:42am EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --Police say Roger Preston and Janie Duran beat a cyclist over and over along several blocks.

The two ran over the victim with a truck near Zuni on Monday morning. Both face a long list of charges including aggravated battery, robbery and kidnapping.

The alleged beating happened over a large area. Police closed off at least four blocks on Zuni for about 20 hours yesterday.

The victim's name has not been released.

Bicycle, Van Collide

Wed July 8 7:51am EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --Eastbound Menaul at Broadway is closed at this hour after a collision between a bicyclist and a van.

The bicyclist, identified only as a male, was taken to University of New Mexico Hospital.

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