Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

ATV Crash Victim Is In Critical Condition.(Journal North)

Byline: Andy Lenderman Journal Staff Writer

DWI Charges Are Pending

ESPANOLA An 18-year-old woman is in critical condition after an all-terrain vehicle accident this past weekend, authorities say.

Liza C. Garcia, of Espanola, was airlifted to University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque on Saturday after she wrecked a four-wheeler on Forest Road 559 near El Rito, Deputy Jeff Jacquez of the Rio Arriba County Sheriff's Department said.

Garcia was apparently drinking with friends at a weekend campout in the national forest before the crash, he said.

Garcia suffered a punctured lung and broken jaw, ribs and teeth, he said.

She was in critical condition Wednesday afternoon, said Cindy Foster, a spokeswoman at UNMH. …

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