LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JANUARY 03: UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones speaks to the media during the UFC 182 post fight press conference inside the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino on January 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Monday April 27th, 2015– The Albuquerque Police Department states that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is now considered a suspect in a hit-and-run accident near Juan Tabo and Southern which took place early Sunday (4/26/2015) morning.
Simon Drobikok an APD spokesman, said that Jones is considered a suspect in the incident and APD is hoping jones will contact them soon with his side of the story.
Earlier yesterday in a report from the APD, a pregnant female in her 20s was driving in a separate vehicle and was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries.
The APD stated that they have attempted to contact Jones at his house in Albuquerque on Sunday evening but were unsuccessful.
The UFC released a statement regarding this manner:
“We are aware that the Albuquerque Police Department is interested in speaking to Jon Jones regarding his possible involvement in a motor vehicle accident. We are in the process of gathering facts and will reserve further comment until more information is available.”
Below is a video from KOB.com news room:
May 23, 2015
MGM Grand Garden Arena
Las Vegas, Nevada
Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET
For the light heavyweight title:
Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson
For the middleweight title:
Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort
Donald Cerrone vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
Andrei Arlovski vs. Travis Browne
Joseph Benavidez vs. John Moraga
FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET
John Dodson vs. Zach Makovsky
Josh Burkman vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Uriah Hall vs. Rafael Natal
Nina Ansaroff vs. Rose Namajunas
UFC Fight Night, 6:30 p.m. ET
Sean Spencer vs. opponent TBA
Leo Kuntz vs. Islam Makhachev
Josh Sampo vs. Justin Scoggins