Hatch, NM - Pedestrian Injured in Crash on NM-26
Hatch, NM (December 2, 2019) - New Mexico State Police reported that a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle on Saturday, November 30th, near Hatch, New Mexico. The incident occurred on NM-26 EB at mile marker 46. The accident took place sometime that evening.
The condition of the injured pedestrian was not released. The cause of the crash is still unknown. Local authorities were present to render aid to the injured party at the scene.
The circumstances of the crash are not clear at this time. NMSP is managing an investigation into the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
New Mexico Pedestrian Accidents
Certain travelers are more vulnerable when involved in a vehicle collision. Pedestrians are particularly susceptible to sustaining severe injuries in a crash with a motor vehicle. Even when pedestrians are careful, they can still become victims of a car accident.
On average, a pedestrian is killed every 88 seconds. In 2017, pedestrian fatalities accounted for 16 percent of all traffic deaths. In some cases, injured pedestrians can recover lost compensation with the help of a trained New Mexico car crash attorney.
Will Ferguson & Associates has experience handling a variety of personal injury claims. We can help increase your chances of a successful settlement. Contact our law offices today at (505) 243-5566 to see how we can help.
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