UFC superstar Jon Jones is a "person of interest" in a hit and run investigation ... the Albuquerque Police Dept. tells TMZ Sports.
A rep for the APD says ... Jon is "wanted for questioning" in regards to a crash that occurred this morning in New Mexico.
We've reached out to the UFC for comment -- so far, no word back.
There were rumors on social media that drugs were involved in the wreck -- but cops wouldn't say anything about that at this point.
Story developing ...