Cochiti, NM - Fatal Collision Reported on I-25
Cochiti, NM (February 23, 2020) - Officers closed the lanes on I-25 SB on Saturday night, February 22nd, due to a deadly car accident. The crash reportedly happened near Cochiti, New Mexico. At this time, limited information on the crash is available.
Local authorities responded to the scene to render aid to those involved in the crash. The cause of the accident wasn’t reported. The amount of vehicles involved and the number deceased victims aren’t currently known.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being handled by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Car Accidents in New Mexico
The consequences of a car crash can be detrimental to both families and love ones. Car accidents are the leading cause of death and serious injury in New Mexico and across the country. In 2014, there were 332 fatal crashes reported in New Mexico alone.
Each year, the residents of New Mexico travel more than 25 million miles. There are over 45,000 collisions annually in the state. In some cases, surviving family members can obtain lost compensation by contacting a New Mexico wrongful death attorney.
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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.