One man critical, one jailed after Sunday collision

A Carlsbad man is listed in critical condition with a serious head injury in a Lubbock hospital after he was struck down by a vehicle while riding a bicycle Sunday night. Full Story
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doubt it

Carlsbad, NM

#22 May 4, 2011
bob wrote:
<quoted text>would that d.a. be mark pickering? he was a total sell out, and helped bobby ward get off after killing brittany dunn.
Not sure i had only been here for 2 months, and after he died I was prety nutty, I thought it was richard someone. All I know is it was in 2005-06, sorry.
family of MARCOS

Carlsbad, NM

#23 May 17, 2011
Truly wrote:
I feel badly for the victim in this accident, and pray for him and his family. Drunk driving is a continuing problem in today's society, and will continue as long as alcohol is legal. With that being said, How do we know the man was slobbering drunk? It may have been a case of maybe 3 or 4 beers and not paying attention. The aggravated charge charge is automatic if there is an accident involved. I know Arnie personally and know that he is a good person at heart. I'm sure he's praying for this family also and regrets what has happened...Not to save his own skin, but I truly believe he wants the victim to recover to help ease his own conscience (yes, he has one), and make peace with this man's family. BTW, I was only one of many that Arnie pulled out of the gutter here and gave the strength to make something of myself.
I am thankful for ur thoughts on our family but where do u get off with saying the things u do ? marcos id a kind man and poor man as well and now even poorer than we were tell ur arnie thanks for his prayers and keep praying cuz i hope that he rotts in prison 4 wat he did !!! sorry no smphany from me or my family !!!!!!
family of elizondo

Carlsbad, NM

#24 Mar 10, 2012
John Baker wrote:
"...Mendoza said that, should Elizondo die from his injuries, there is a strong probability that Philipps will face a charge of vehicular homicide."
Hmmm...yup...odds are 3-2 Philipps facing big time service in Santa Fe at the state's big house.
A drunk running down a hapless bicycle rider...should be 10 years mandatory prison sentence just on principle.
Philipps' family should be real proud of this tool.
Thanks... so much for your support that's what we thought tooo ...but looks like only a year is all he will get !!! but hey , That IS New Mexico justice for you !!!

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