Roswell, NM - Seven-Car Crash Results in Injuries on US-285
Roswell, NM (April 12, 2021) - A pileup crash outside of Roswell on Saturday, April 10, required aid from local authorities.
The site of the crash was reportedly located on US-285 SB near mile marker 89, and seven vehicles collided at the scene. Emergency responders were dispatched to the area at around 3 p.m. that afternoon. There was reportedly heavy smoke at the scene, greatly impairing visibility.
Three people were injured in the crash, and the injured parties were transported to a local medical facility for the treatment of sustained injuries. The identities of the involved parties have not been revealed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Auto Accidents in New Mexico
A car crash is reported in New Mexico every 12 minutes. These accidents are often very severe, with more than 25,000 people being injured in a collision in the state each year. Statistics reveal that an estimated one out of every 130 auto accidents in New Mexico results in a fatality. The state is home to the second-worst drivers in the country according to a study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Car crashes in New Mexico are caused by a variety of roadway hazards, such as poor driving, excessive speed, unsafe road conditions, poor truck maintenance, road construction, and inadequate signage. Determining liability for a crash can be difficult and more complex than simply determining fault, and injured parties are often unprepared to protect their legal rights after a catastrophic accident. New Mexico car crash attorneys who specialize in car accidents work with car crash injury cases resulting from a variety of causes.
At Will Ferguson & Associates, we believe that people who have been injured because of another’s negligence are entitled to fair compensation, and we have a proven history of fighting for the legal rights of clients across New Mexico. Albuquerque crash victims are owed a debt and are entitled to be paid its full value —not just part of it — and a qualified personal injury attorney in Albuquerque can help you recover the complete value of your claim. Contact our law offices today at (505) 243-5566 if you have been unfairly injured in a New Mexico car accident to see what your legal options are to pursue lost compensation for your injuries and other damages resulting from a car crash.
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