Farmington, NM - Susana Palacios-Valencia Killed in Collision on US-64
Farmington, NM (September 18, 2021) - A woman was killed in the aftermath of a two-vehicle crash in the Farmington area on Thursday, September 16.
The fatal accident took place on US-64 late that evening. Initial reports indicated that a 52-year-old woman was driving on the highway in a Nissan Sentra. It was then that the Nissan was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by a 32-year-old man.
A passenger of the Sentra, Susana Palacios-Valencia, sustained fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead. Both drivers involved in the incident were also injured. No updates on their conditions have been revealed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Susana Palacios-Valencia at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Rear-End Crashes in New Mexico
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the most prevalent form of car crash is a rear-end collision. Victims of these crashes are not well-prepared to prevent a collision. Rear-end accidents account for about 30% of all serious injury accidents, and studies show that they account for nearly 20% of all fatal two-car collisions. The driver coming from behind is almost always to blame for these crashes.
After a car accident in New Mexico, the legal team at Will Ferguson & Associates is ready to fight for your rights. In the aftermath of a deadly auto accident, our attorneys have decades of experience helping clients with wrongful death claims. Families who have lost a loved one in a car crash may be able to seek compensation for their losses and hold the company responsible for the damages accountable with the help of an expert Farmington car accident lawyer. This could be your one and only chance to get your claim fully reimbursed.
Farmington Personal Injury Lawyers
Our Farmington wrongful death attorneys will investigate your accident, build a solid case, and pursue a wrongful death claim all the way to trial. We'll keep working until we find the person responsible. Your case may be hurt should you allow a big insurance company to take advantage of you following an accident.
Call (505) 243-5566 to speak with a personal injury lawyer in New Mexico about how we can help you recover fully from your injuries while also bringing the negligent driver accountable.
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