A man accused in a hit-and-run Monday on N.M. 4 through the Jemez Mountains that injured two bicyclists is now facing criminal charges, according to the Los Alamos Police Department. 

Julian Lopez, 20, of Alcalde was arrested on charges of causing an accident involving death or personal injuries, failing to give immediate notice of an accident and careless driving.

Police said Lopez was driving a white GM pickup with a single amber construction light affixed to the roof of the cab. 

One of the cyclists in the crash was taken to a local hospital with multiple injuries, police said.

Lopez was booked Wednesday into the Los Alamos Detention Center.

(3) comments

Jim Klukkert

Julian Lopez needs a course in Compassion & Empathy.

Khal Spencer

Not to mention, Driver Ed.

Khal Spencer

Here are more details from the Los Alamos Daily Post.


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