Update On Car Hoisted Onto Diamond Following Accident

Update: A 21-year-old male was driving this car at about 2 a.m. Friday when for unknown reasons he veered across Diamond Drive near 38th Street, broke through chain link fencing and landed a number of feet below in a backyard. The driver sustained unknown injuries and was transported by helicopter to a hospital in Albuquerque. His 18-year-old female passenger also sustained unknown injuries and was transported to Los Alamos Medical Center. Los Alamos Police Cmdr. Preston Ballew told the Los Alamos Daily Post today that the accident is under investigation to determine whether the driver will be cited. A large hoist was brought in Sunday to retrieve the car and haul it away. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Sunday’s hoisting of the car that ran off the side of Diamond Drive near 38th Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Sunday’s hoisting of the car that ran off the side of Diamond Drive near 38th Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Sunday’s hoisting of the car that ran off the side of Diamond Drive near 38th Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Sunday’s hoisting of the car that ran off the side of Diamond Drive near 38th Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Sunday’s hoisting of the car that ran off the side of Diamond Drive near 38th Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Sunday’s hoisting of the car that ran off the side of Diamond Drive near 38th Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Sunday’s hoisting of the car that ran off the side of Diamond Drive near 38th Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Sunday’s hoisting of the car that ran off the side of Diamond Drive near 38th Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Sunday’s hoisting of the car that ran off the side of Diamond Drive near 38th Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Sunday’s hoisting of the car that ran off the side of Diamond Drive near 38th Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

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