Two Las Cruces Pedestrians Critically Injured

Las Cruces – A man who allegedly struck two people with a car while they walked across a Las Cruces street Monday night was under a court order to drive with an ignition interlock device.

Las Cruces police say 26-year-old Nicholas Tomlin was booked into Dona Ana County Detention Center early Tuesday for drunken driving and causing great bodily injury by a motor vehicle.

A 47-year-old woman and a 51-year-old man were both hit at the intersection of University Avenue and El Paseo Road Monday evening. Both are hospitalized in critical condition at University Medical Center of El Paso.


Information from: Las Cruces Sun-News,

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