Roswell, NM - Man Killed in Stop-Sign Crash at Relief Rt & McGaffey St
Roswell, NM (February 22, 2020) - A man was killed in a crash on the west side of Roswell on Thursday, February 20th. Local reports revealed that the accident occurred at the intersection of Relief Route and McGaffey Street. Local authorities were notified of the crash and arrived to render aid to those involved.
David Thurman, 56, was traveling east when he ran a stop sign and was hit by a Jeep. Thurman was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the jeep, a 19-year-old woman from Capitan, New Mexico, was injured in the crash.
No updates have been provided at this time. An investigation into the crash is currently underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of David Thurman at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Stop-Sign Collisions in New Mexico
Each year, around one-third of all intersection crashes happen at stop sign-controlled intersections. There are an estimated 700,000 stop-sign collisions reported each year. A shocking 40 percent of fatal crashes involve stop-sign accidents.
Intersections are potentially dangerous places for drivers. Most of these accidents are caused by negligent or inattentive drivers. Injured parties should contact a qualified New Mexico car crash attorney to recover lost compensation.
The legal team at Will Ferguson & Associates is here to help you obtain the compensation you deserve after an accident. We’ve helped countless victims recover settlements worthy of their injuries. Give us a call at (505) 243-5566 to discuss your case.
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Disclaimer: At Will Ferguson & Associates, it is our goal to honor the victims of the nightmarish accidents that often take place in New Mexico. We would also like to familiarize the public with ways they can avoid a similar fate and what they can do, should the unthinkable happen. The information contained within this article is not to be viewed as any type of medical or legal advice. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.
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