Las Cruces, NM - Man Injured in Semi-Truck Collision on I-25
Las Cruces, NM (June 26, 2020) - A man was injured following a two-vehicle accident near Las Cruces on Wednesday, June 24th. The accident reportedly occurred on I-25 NB (CanAm Highway) at around 8:53 p.m. Initial reports revealed that the crash involved a 2016 Toyota pickup pulling a flatbed trailer and a 1997 Kenworth big rig.
The 50-year-old man driving the Toyota sustained injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. The 67-year-old woman operating the semi-truck was reportedly uninjured in the accident. No further details are known at this time.
Local law enforcement agencies are currently investigating the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
New Mexico 18-Wheeler Accidents
Semi-trucks are large vehicles capable of inflicting devastating injuries to those involved in a crash. Each year, there are more than 500,000 18-wheeler collisions reported across the country. An estimated 5,000 passenger-vehicle occupants are killed in these accidents annually.
Accidents involving large trucks are much different than typical vehicle collisions. These large commercial vehicles are massive and capable of inflicting devastating injuries and other damages in the event of a crash. Not only that, but you are dealing with a trucking company that may have acted recklessly, contributing to your accident.
The team of New Mexico semi-truck crash attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates is prepared to take the fight to truckers and large trucking companies when their negligence has resulted in an accident. We have the resources to go up against the at-fault truck driver and the company’s insurance provider to make sure that you get the compensation you deserve after a catastrophic accident. Contact our offices today at (619) 231- 0724 to discuss your case.
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