Corona, NM - Passenger Killed in Rollover On US-54
Corona, NM (December 30, 2019) - Officers from the New Mexico State Police were at the scene of a fatal rollover accident near Corona, New Mexico on Sunday, December 29th. The crash occurred on US-54 near mile marker 172 at around 6:15 p.m. Initial reports revealed that the crash involved a Melrose man, 48, traveling on US-54 NB in a 2005 Ford F-350.
For unknown reasons, the vehicle overturned, leaving the roadway. The driver was seriously injured and transported to a medical facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The passenger, identified as Enid Miller, 77, of Carrizozo, New Mexico, was ejected from the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries.
Authorities suspect that alcohol was involved in the crash. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Enid Miller at this time.
Drunk Driving Crashes in New Mexico
Drunk drivers pose a serious risk to themselves and others when they hit the road. New Mexico has a particularly serious drunk driving problem, leading the country in the rate of alcohol-related arrests. Being injured by a drunk driver often result in devastating injuries or death.
In 2015, there were 1,037 reported fatal collisions in New Mexico involving drunk drivers. Losing a loved one in a collision can result in serious strain on their surviving family members. In some cases, family members are able to pursue lost compensation for their damages related to the crash.
The legal team at Will Ferguson & Associates is here to make sure that you and your family are secured after the loss of a loved one. We have helped countless families recover the compensation they need after a tragic collision. Discuss your case with a qualified New Mexico DUI crash attorney by giving us a call at (505) 243-5566.
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