ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (NBC/18 NEWS)- The Albuquerque Police Department is actively seeking UFC light heavyweight champion and Southern Tier native Jon “Bones” Jones for questioning connected to a hit and run accident that happened Sunday morning.
Police spokesman Simon Drobik is telling mmafighting.com that Jones is facing a misdemeanor hit and run charge related to the accident.
According to the APD, a woman in a separate vehicle suffered minor injuries as a result of the collision.
Police claim they have not been able to get in touch with Jones.
The UFC released a statement Sunday night saying they are aware of the situation and are reserving further comment until they know more.
The former wrestler and state champion at Union-Endicott High School is scheduled to defend his light heavyweight belt against challenger Anthony Johnson on May 23rd at UFC 187 in Las Vegas.
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