Hobbs, NM - Delilah Nicole Ybarra Dies in Hit-&-Run at French and Sanger St
Hobbs, NM (October 31, 2022) - On Friday, October 29, a woman was killed following a hit-and-run accident in the Hobbs area.
The 19-year-old woman was reportedly hit at the intersection of French and Sanger Streets early that morning. The vehicle was described as being a black Nissan Rogue, and the car likely sustained significant front-end damage in the impact.
The deceased party was later identified as Delilah Nicole Ybarra. No additional information on the fatal crash has been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Delilah Nicole Ybarra at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Crashes in New Mexico
When you walk on foot, you are at risk of being seriously injured if you are hit by a motor vehicle. A total of 99 pedestrians were killed on New Mexico roads in 2021, according to data from the New Mexico Department of Transportation. This figure is a considerable increase from 81 in 2020 and 83 in 2019.
If someone else's negligence caused the death of a member of your family, you have a right to justice that extends beyond what the criminal justice system can offer you. You have the right, under the civil law of New Mexico, to demand compensation from the person or entity that was responsible for the untimely loss of a loved one.
In the state of New Mexico, in order to make a claim for wrongful death, you need to be the personal representative of the deceased person's estate. Usually, this is the individual who is designated in a will to carry out the duties of executor. In the event that there is no will, the court will choose an immediate family member from the deceased person's immediate circle, such as a spouse or brother.
After losing a loved one, life is never the same. The severity of your suffering is magnified if the death was caused the wrongful actions of another. Will Ferguson & Associate is here to help suffering families recover lost compensation after an untimely death. Our Hobbs wrongful death lawyers can assist you and your family in moving after the death of a family member.
Call (505) 243-5566 to contact a lawyer and discuss your options for receiving compensation after a sudden death in the family.
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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.