Chaves County, NM - One Hospitalized After Car Crash on Hwy 380 near Roswell

Chaves County, NM (May 14, 2023) - One person was sent to the hospital with injuries after a car crash in Chaves County. The collision occurred at around 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 14. 

Police say Highway 380 was closed east of Roswell for several hours after a pick-up pulling a trailer was forced to swerve to avoid a head-on crash. The driver struck the front end of the trailer, peeling off the left side of the vehicle and pinning the driver inside. 

The driver was airlifted to an area medical center with serious injuries. Their current health condition has not been reported. 

Police in Chaves County are currently investigating the circumstances of the crash. No other details have been reported at this time. 

We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim. 

New Mexico Car Accidents

Chaves County, NM - One Hospitalized After Car Crash on Hwy 380 near RoswellCar accidents happen constantly in the United States and across New Mexico. Each year approximately 6 million car crashes are reported per year here, which cause more than 3 million individuals to sustain injuries. Averagely speaking, approximately 35,000 individuals sustain injuries in car crashes across the country. In New Mexico, approximately 400 individuals are killed due to car accidents yearly.

Sustaining a serious car crash injury can be a very stressful time in a person’s life. If this has happened to you, you may be required to spend an extensive amount of time recovering in the hospital, which can be expensive and exhausting. A serious car crash may have turned your life upside down, and you may be suffering emotionally, physically, and financially, depending on the nature and severity of your collision. Financial compensation may be on the horizon for you if you know that your wreck was caused by a negligent driver. 

Most auto accidents in the United States are caused by the actions of negligent drivers. It is the same in New Mexico, where driver intoxication is the leading type of driver negligence. 

Driver negligence is the leading cause of car crashes in the United States and in New Mexico. Currently, driver intoxication is the main cause of car crashes in the Land of Enchantment. There are approximately 20,000 people who sustain injuries in auto accidents in New Mexico every year. The majority of these injuries are caused by driver negligence. 

Working with a skilled car accident lawyer in Chaves County when you’re injured by a negligent driver can be extremely beneficial to you and your family. You may be wondering how you’re going to recover financially, and by collecting financial compensation, you can do just that. A car crash lawyer in Albuquerque can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation so you can get your life back on track after being seriously hurt in an accident. 

Call the law office of Will Ferguson & Associates at (505) 243-5566 to speak with an Albuquerque personal injury attorney if you were wounded in a vehicle accident.


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