Roswell, NM - Trinidad Loya Dies in ATV Accident on Country Club Rd
Roswell, NM (June 10, 2021) - A two-vehicle crash ended in fatality outside of Roswell on Tuesday, June 8.
According to the New Mexico State Police, 76-year-old Trinidad V. Loya was operating an all-terrain vehicle while traveling on Country Club Road. At around 5 p.m. that night, Loya entered the intersection at Relief Route when he was hit by a commercial motor vehicle. First responders were called to the scene to render aid to the injured party.
Loya sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The 51-year-old man operating the semi was not injured in the accident. Alcohol was not believed to have played a role in the deadly accident.
An ongoing investigation into the incident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Trinidad V. Loya at this time.
Deadly Semi-Truck Crashes in New Mexico
The impact of a commercial vehicle can prove devastating for other roadway travelers, and semi-trucks contribute to thousands of fatalities in the United States each year. In New Mexico, statistics show that an estimated one out of every 35 18-wheeler crashes ends in a fatality. There are more than 1,400 rucking accidents reported annually across the state, accounting for roughly 3% of total collisions.
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When you have lost a loved one in an accident that should never have happened, you need to speak with an Albuquerque fatal accident lawyer immediately to discuss your options for compensation. Will Ferguson & Associates knows that no amount of money in the world can truly be enough to compensate for the loss of a loved one. If you have recently lost a family member in a sudden crash, call us today at (505) 243-5566 to see how we can help.
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