Santa Fe, NM - UPDATE: Daniel Johnson Killed in NM-599 Crash
Santa Fe, NM (July 18, 2020) - The identities of the two men killed in a fatal car accident near Santa Fe have been recently identified. The accident initially took place at the intersection of NM-599 and Airport Road. According to local reports, the collision occurred early on Tuesday morning, July 14. The Santa Fe Police Department (SFPD) has recently identified the deceased victims as Daniel Johnson and Christopher Mavis. The ages of the deceased victims were not provided in the official report.
The details of the crash are still unclear at this time. Emergency responders and SFPD officials were called to the scene to provide medical aid to the crash victims. For unknown reasons, two vehicles collided at the intersection at around 5 a.m. Both the victims were found dead at the scene when emergency response units arrived.
The factors contributing to the collision have not yet been reported. Officials are currently awaiting blood tests to determine if intoxication or any other conditions may have played a role in the crash. It was confirmed that neither party involved in the crash were restrained at the time of the accident.
No further updates are available at this time. An ongoing investigation into the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of Daniel Johnson and Christopher Mavis at this time.
Deadly Car Crashes in New Mexico
In a perfect world, severe car accidents would never happen. However, someone is killed in a car crash every day across New Mexico, and vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death for New Mexican residents. There are more than 40,000 car accidents reported across the state each year. There were 383 confirmed roadway fatalities in the state in 2014 alone. Fatal car crashes in New Mexico can leave surviving family members dealing with significant damages related to the collision.
When the negligence of another person results in the loss of a loved one, it is natural that surviving family members would want to seek justice. A New Mexico wrongful death lawsuit could give them the financial compensation needed to cover funeral expenses and burial costs, medical expenses, mental suffering, and other damages related to a deadly accident. New Mexico wrongful death claims involve many complicated laws, including strict statutes of limitations and rules regarding who can file, so it helps to have the help of a qualified legal team on your side.
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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