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Bloomfield, NM - Leanna Florez Killed, Four Hurt in Head-On Crash on US-64

November 1, 2022
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Bloomfield, NM (November 1, 2022) - One person was killed and four others were injured following a two-vehicle crash in the Bloomfield area on Saturday, October 29. 

The deadly accident took place on US-64 at around 4 p.m. It was reported that 24-year-old Leanna Florez was driving a Nissan Altima when she crashed head-on with a Toyota Tundra. Florez suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The 58-year-old driver of the Tundra and three other passengers were hospitalized for treatment of sustained injuries. No updates on their conditions have been provided at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is in progress. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Leanna Florez at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Head-On Collisions in New Mexico

Bloomfield, NM - Leanna Florez Killed, Four Hurt in Head-On Crash on US-64An analysis of all accident types and their locations was published by the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration. This led to evidence that head-on collisions result in fatalities far more frequently in rural locations. In metropolitan areas, head-on collisions accounted for 7% of fatal car crashes, but in rural regions, that percentage rises to 11%.

It's crucial to take all necessary precautions when driving because it can be risky. When people choose to break traffic laws and badly hurt other people, they should be held accountable for their actions. When someone is injured on the road, it is feasible that the government, corporations, and other organizations participating in road maintenance will all be held liable for the injuries.

You may be eligible for financial compensation in Albuquerque if another driver's negligence resulted in harm to you. You must take immediate action and get in touch with an experienced vehicle accident attorney as soon as you are able to do so. In this way, the rehabilitation process can get going.

If you need emergency legal aid after being harmed in an automobile accident that was brought on by the negligence of another motorist, call the attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates. You might be entitled to financial compensation for your losses. Our lawyers might be able to assist you if you were hurt in a car accident.

Call (505) 243-5566 to speak with an Albuquerque car crash lawyer if you were injured in an accident.

Note: This post was created specifically utilizing secondary sources. It is to be used independently by Will Ferguson & Associates. Our team has not autonomously verified the information used by these news sources and, if any information seems to be inaccurate, please reach out and let us know so we can immediately make corrections as they become necessary.

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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