NM State Police officer recovering after Saturday night wreck - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

NM State Police officer recovering after Saturday night wreck

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HOBBS, NM (KCBD) - A New Mexico State Police officer is recovering after he was struck by a suspected drunk driver.

Investigators say Carlos Verdugo was in his vehicle, conducting a traffic stop when a suspected drunk driver crashed into the back of his car.

The wreck happened Saturday evening in Hobbs, New Mexico.

The officer was flown to UMC where he was listed in critical condition. The officer has since been released.

The suspect, 40-year-old Jason Allred is facing multiple charges, including aggravated DWI charges and great bodily harm by vehicle.

The woman in the traffic stop had non-life-threatening injuries.

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