Eunice, NM - Teen Airlifted to Hospital After Deadly ATV Accident at Turner Rd & Ave O
Eunice, NM (October 16, 2019) - A 15-year-old girl was hospitalized and a 14-year-old girl was killed following a deadly ATV crash near Eunice, New Mexico, on the evening of Monday, October 14th. The crash involved an ATV and another motor vehicle at the corner of Turner Road and Avenue O.
According to Lea County Sheriff’s deputies on the scene, a 2013 Nissan Titan was traveling westbound on Turner Road when a collision occurred with a 2012 Polaris ATV. Both girls riding on the ATV were ejected from the vehicle. The 14-year-old girl was pronounced dead at the scene, and the 15-year-old girl was transported to UMC in Lubbock.
The driver and passenger of the Nissan were treated at the scene for sustained injuries. Local officials are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
New Mexico ATV Crashes
According to recent studies, injuries related to ATV accidents have become more common in the U.S. Usually, riders are often just trying to enjoy themselves while operating an ATV. However, crashes involving these vehicles should be taken seriously.
Whenever a driver is unable to properly operate an ATV, they can easily cause severe injuries to themselves and others. Sadly, in serious cases, these accidents can result in death. Victims and their families should always protect their legal rights after an ATV accident.
Many people are unsure of what to do after losing a loved one in a car accident. Will Ferguson & Associates has an established track record aiding families recover following an accident. Call us today at (505) 243-5566 to discuss your case with a New Mexico car crash attorney.
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