- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 5, 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say a man suspected of drunken driving crashed into an SUV carrying a family of six in Artesia, leaving three people critically injured, and then fled the scene.

Blake Bollema was arrested after the Friday incident and charged with aggravated DWI, great bodily harm by vehicle and other crimes.

New Mexico State Police spokeswoman Elizabeth Armijo says Bollema ran through a stop sign in his pickup truck and collided with the SUV.

Three family members were not seriously injured, while the mom, an 8-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy sustained critical injuries.

The mom and boy have improved to stable condition, but the 8-year-old girl remained in critical condition Monday.

Armijo says Bollema returned to the crash site an hour after the incident and told authorities he had been involved.

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