Hondo, NM - Manuel Noriega Killed in Crash with Semi-Truck on Hwy 70

Hondo, NM (May 25, 2023) - One person was killed, and two others were injured after a two-vehicle collision in Hondo on Tuesday, May 23. 

The deadly accident took place on Highway 70 at around 10:50 p.m. It was reported that 40-year-old Manuel Noriega of Riverside was pulling out of a driveway when he was hit by an oncoming commercial truck. Noriega suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

A man and woman riding in the semi-truck were flown to a regional hospital for treatment. No updates on their conditions have been provided. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal crash is in progress. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Manuel Noriega at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery. 

Deadly Trucking Accidents in New Mexico 

Hondo, NM - Manuel Noriega Killed in Crash with Semi-Truck on Hwy 70In a collision involving a large tractor-trailer, there is a substantially higher chance of suffering catastrophic injuries. Each year, there are more than 388,000 truck accidents reported in the United States. This accounts for 6.5% of all crashes in this country. Around 28% of these crashes resulted in injuries, and 11% ended in death.

If your loved one passed away as a result of another person's negligence or carelessness, you should strongly consider pursuing a wrongful death claim. By bringing a lawsuit against the responsible party, you can assist your family in receiving cash compensation that can be applied to any losses and costs associated with the accident. You will have the best chance of obtaining justice for your loved one if you work with one of our New Mexico wrongful death attorneys.

You should speak with a New Mexico wrongful death attorney as soon as you can, regardless of the kind of accident that claimed the life of your loved one. The at-fault party may be the target of a lawsuit brought by your family. Your prospects of obtaining both justice and compensation can be increased by working with a skilled and experienced wrongful death attorney.

You and your family suffer when a loved one is unexpectedly killed in a semi-truck accident. The wrongful death lawyers at Will Ferguson & Associates are dedicated to getting money from the person or organization responsible, and it is our goal to help you deal with this traumatic loss. As you fight for the just compensation to which you and your family are due, our legal team will be by your side every step of the way. Families might not think to file a claim immediately after a deadly 18-wheeler accident, but doing so may be your greatest chance to obtain justice and financial compensation. Call our offices as soon as possible at (505) 243-5566 to make an appointment with one of our Hondo semi-truck accident attorneys.


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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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