Belen, NM - Brittny Ramos, Manuel Medrano Killed in Crash on I-25

Belen, NM (April 12, 2023) - Two El Paso residents were killed following a single-vehicle accident outside of Belen on Saturday, April 8. 

The fatal crash took place on Interstate 25 near mile marker 183 at around 2 a.m. It was reported that a 2018 four-door Chevrolet traveling on the highway left the road for unknown reasons and crashed. Two occupants in the vehicle sustained fatal injuries in the accident. 

The deceased parties were later identified as 21-year-old Brittny Ramos and 65-year-old Manuel Medrano, both of El Paso. They were declared dead at the scene. The driver and a 5-year-old passenger were transported to a hospital for treatment. No updates on their conditions have been provided. 

An ongoing investigation into the deadly crash is in progress. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of Brittny Ramos and Manuel Medrano 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

Belen, NM - Brittny Ramos, Manuel Medrano Killed in Crash on I-25In New Mexico, a vehicle accident is reported every 11 minutes, and a collision injures someone every 26 minutes. Following your accident, you can be dealing with severe injuries. While some car accidents only cause minor scrapes and bruises, others may cause catastrophic injuries that could leave victims permanently disabled. Drivers must be held responsible for their actions, and individuals who have suffered financial losses must receive compensation.

"Wrongful death" is the term used to describe when someone dies as a result of the carelessness, recklessness, negligence, or purposeful behavior of another person or entity. Many wrongful death cases necessitate quick action. Full monetary recovery might not be attainable without identifying defendants and protecting evidence. To guarantee that your case receives the respect and consideration it merits and that you receive the most compensation, you need a wrongful death attorney working on your case. 

Both wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits center on negligence, and they have a number of characteristics. However, there are a few noteworthy outliers. The most evident distinction between personal injury claims and wrongful death claims is that personal injury claims only involve an injury to the party. The victim's living relatives may be entitled to financial support for particular losses.

If a loved one dies prematurely in a car accident, you and your family are likely going through a difficult time.  The wrongful death attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates are committed to pursuing financial compensation because we want to be there for you during this disastrous accident. Our legal team is here to support you and fight for the just compensation you and your family deserve after the tragic loss of a loved one. You must have faith that whoever caused the loss will be held accountable and that you will receive the justice you require in order to move on and heal. Families who have recently experienced a loss may not immediately consider making a claim for compensation, yet doing so could be highly beneficial to you and your surviving loved ones. To schedule a meeting with one of our Belen wrongful death attorneys, call our offices today at (505) 243-5566.


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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.

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