Gallup, NM - One Killed in Crash with Semi-Truck on I-40
Gallup, NM (April 4, 2022) - There was a fatality reported following a two-vehicle crash in the Gallup area on Sunday morning, April 3. The deadly accident was reported on Interstate 40 near mile marker 15.
A passenger car was reportedly involved in a collision with a semi-truck. Emergency responders were called to the scene, and the area was temporarily closed while paramedics were on-site. One person involved in the crash reportedly suffered fatal injuries. No additional updates have been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the deadly accident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Semi-Truck Accidents in New Mexico
A tractor-trailer or semi-truck collision kills or seriously injures someone every 15 seconds. In a large number of these fatal crashes, the occupants of the big rig are killed. In New Mexico, one out of every 30 trucking accidents results in a fatality, according to the most recent statistics.
When a loved one dies as a result of another party's negligence, wrongful death lawsuits are filed with the goal of compensating the surviving family members. On the other hand, getting that compensation is frequently easier said than done. The fact that the victim died does not absolve the perpetrator of blame. After a fatal accident, insurance companies for those who are at fault frequently try to shift blame. Instead of compensating the deceased's family members following a fatal car accident, the defendant should compensate the family members to help with accident-related expenses. You'll need the assistance of a Gallup truck accident lawyer with wrongful death experience.
Gallup Trucking Accident Lawyers
Filing a lawsuit after the death of a loved one is probably the last thing on your mind. Fortunately, you don't have to pursue a claim on your own. Will Ferguson & Associates understands that no amount of money can make up for the loss of a loved one. Our attorneys understand that a fatal accident can result in significant financial losses. Following the death of a loved one, our legal team will fight tooth and nail to ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to, and we will never stop fighting to hold the responsible party accountable for their actions.
To speak with a wrongful death lawyer in Gallup about your case, call (505) 243-5566 today.
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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.