ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (KRQE) – New video reveals motorcyclists breaking the regulation doing gradual turns on the freeway. It additionally reveals a law-breaking truck operating over its shoulder. This accident prompted police to ask folks to be affected person once they see motorcyclists doing stunts like this. “When motorcyclists do that stuff in heavy site visitors, it places the entire public and drivers in danger,” says Albuquerque Police Division Spokesperson, Gilbert Gallegos.
Motorbike stuff on I-40 triggered clear frustration for an Albuquerque pilot on Saturday afternoon. The motive force of the truck drove into the restoration lane to move a gaggle of motorcyclists, however ended up crashing into one. “Its duty in direction of motorists and motorcyclists and teams. We’ve to study to share the highway, ”says Greg Ortega, proprietor of Renegade Classics.
The motive force and passenger of the motorbike have been taken to hospital with critical accidents. Stunts like this have triggered fatalities and close to misses previously. Gallegos says these stunts may be irritating for different drivers, however urges them to be affected person. “The worst factor you are able to do is react and do one thing harmful your self, as a result of once more you by no means understand how the opposite driver goes to react,” says Gallegos.
For different motorcyclists, they are saying an accident like it is a reminder to trip responsibly. “When one thing like this occurs, it shortly spreads all through the neighborhood and the attention of what has occurred makes folks extra cautious,” Ortega says.
Police didn’t present an replace on the motorcyclist and passenger. Police say they’re nonetheless investigating. The motive force initially fled the scene, however has since been in touch with officers. No phrase but if the motive force will face any prices.