Logan, NM - Five Hurt in Deadly Head-On Crash on NM-39

Logan, NM (May 25, 2023) - On Wednesday morning, May 24, one person was killed, and five others were hurt after a head-on collision outside of Logan.

The deadly accident occurred on NM-39 near mile marker 32 at around 1 a.m. It was reported that 35-year-old Cesar Gomez Lucio was traveling south in a Chevrolet Tahoe SUV when he crossed into oncoming traffic. The Chevy crashed head-on with a Toyota van. 

Lucio sustained fatal injuries in the crash. The driver and four passengers in the Toyota were injured and treated at the scene. 

The cause of the crash has not been determined at this time. 

Local authorities are handling the ongoing accident investigation. 

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

Head-On Collisions in New Mexico

Logan, NM - Five Hurt in Deadly Head-On Crash on NM-39Due to the immense power involved, head-on collisions are some of the worst kinds of crashes possible. When two vehicles are traveling in opposing directions, it is known as a head-on collision, and the consequences can be devastating. According to crash statistics, even though head-on collisions only happen in 2% of collisions, they cause more than 10% of all traffic fatalities. Spinal injuries, brain injuries, catastrophic injuries, broken bones, and even paralysis are among the most frequent injuries caused by head-on collisions.

You need an experienced legal team on your side if you were critically injured in a car accident. Your life might never be the same. As a result of your injury, you run the danger of taking on unexpected costs that you may not be prepared for, such as missed wages, higher medical expenses, and other possible damages. You need to make sure are well prepared to recover compensation for all these and other damages related to your case. 

You will be better able to determine the value of your claim with the aid of a personal injury attorney equipped to handle cases involving catastrophic injuries from auto accidents. Your attorney will thoroughly evaluate your case and consider your past, present, and future damages to assign a legitimate value to your claim. If you want to guarantee that the insurance provider pays the full amount of your claim, you will need an attorney fighting for you.

Our attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates give every case they take on their undivided attention, and we go above and beyond to give New Mexicans hurt in car accidents the best defense possible. Call (505) 243-5566 to get a free consultation with a lawyer if you or a loved one has been wounded in an auto accident. Our personal injury lawyers in Logan are dedicated to doing everything in their power to help you get just compensation for your losses. In addition to making sure you, your family, and any dependents receive just and adequate compensation, we also want to make sure the person who caused your injuries is held accountable.


Note: This post was created specifically utilizing secondary sources. It is to be used independently by Will Ferguson & Associates. Our team has not autonomously verified the information used by these news sources and, if any information seems to be inaccurate, please reach out and let us know so we can immediately make corrections as they become necessary.
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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