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Chaparral, NM - Three Killed, Three Hurt in Two-Car Crash on Angelina St near Steve St

November 13, 2022
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Chaparral, NM (November 12, 2022) - Three people lost their lives and three others were injured in a two-car crash in Chaparral on Friday, November 4. New Mexico State Police responded to the scene at around 9:15 p.m. 

Reports show the crash occurred at the intersection of Angelina Street and Steve Street. Three people were pronounced deceased on-site. Three other people required transportation to University Medical Center in El Paso with injuries. 

Nothing further has been reported concerning the details of the incident. More information will be released as it is discovered by authorities. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased victims. We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries. 

New Mexico Auto Crashes

 Chaparral, NM - Three Killed, Three Hurt in Two-Car Crash on Angelina St near Steve StOn average, about 100 people are killed per day in New Mexico auto accidents. This is equal to a fatality occurring about once every 14 minutes.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration states that deadly auto crashes are the main reason people ages 15-20 lose their lives in the United States. In the first six months of 2015, almost 20,000 people lost their lives due to auto crashes in the United States while 2.2 million suffered severe injuries. These facts highlight the increasing dangers of auto accidents in the United States. 

Why do all of these wrecks take place? Also reported by the NHTSA, the majority of car accidents that happen in the United States are the result of negligent driving. Intoxication, distraction, fatigue, and speeding are four leading types of driver negligence that lead to millions of auto accidents in the United States every year. Currently, in New Mexico, driver intoxication is a leading cause of car wrecks. Drivers who choose to get drunk or high and operate their motor vehicles put themselves and those around them at severe risk for injuries or even death. Choosing to drive while intoxicated is a selfish and dangerous act that leads to death for tens of thousands every year. 

If you have recently lost a loved one in a fatal auto crash caused by a negligent driver, you deserve to be compensated for the losses and damages you face. A wrongful death lawyer in Chaparral can help you get the money you need to pay for funeral care, burial costs, medical bills, vehicle repairs, and any other expenses that may have stemmed from the wrongful death of your loved one. 

We, at Will Ferguson & Associates, are acutely aware of how difficult a situation like this can become. That is why we have made it a personal and professional duty to help those who find themselves stuck in such circumstances. You deserve all the help you can get during this trying time in your life. 

Contact our law office at (505) 243-5566 to speak with a skilled attorney who will know how to help you. You can learn more about your existing legal rights as the surviving family member of a wrongfully deceased victim. Driver negligence is illegal and punishable by fines and jail time, and those affected by the actions of negligent drivers almost always receive compensation of some sort. Be it monetary, physical, or emotional damages, they may all qualify for financial compensation depending on the circumstances of your situation. 

Call our law office as soon as you can to learn more. 

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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