7-year-old boy killed in ABQ auto-pedestrian crash
Pronoy Bhattacharya Death – Cause of Death : On Sunday, around 8:30 p.m., a fatal hit-and-run accident has taken the life of a 7-year-old Pronoy Bhattacharya near the ABQ BioPark River of Lights. Bhattacharya was a student at Georgia O’Keeffe Elementary.
According to the initial investigation, the boy and his father were walking in the crosswalk, with the pedestrian crossing signal illuminated, when a gray or dark-colored off-road vehicle ran a red light and hit them. The boy died while the father was rushed to UNM Hospital for treatment.
Authorities reported that the vehicle zoomed off the seem after the crash.
The crash is still under investigation.