Pecos, NM - One Hurt in Deadly Vehicle Collision on NM-50

Pecos, NM (May 9, 2023) - On Saturday, May 6, a man was killed, and another person was injured following a two-vehicle crash in the Pecos area. 

The deadly accident took place on NM-50 at around 12:30 a.m. It was reported that 26-year-old Gabe Romero was driving west in a 2016 Dodge Ram pickup truck when he entered the shoulder. Romero overcorrected and collided with an eastbound vehicle. 

Romero suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver was transported to a local hospital for treatment. No updates on their condition have been provided. 

Alcohol may have played a role in the crash. No additional information has been provided. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress. 

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

New Mexico Auto Accidents

Pecos, NM - One Hurt in Deadly Vehicle Collision on NM-50Statistics show that New Mexico has a car crash fatality rate of 18.8 deaths per 100,000 residents. This is more than our neighbor Texas, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). In just 2020, there were 365 fatal auto accidents and 398 fatalities on the state's roads. That year, Albuquerque was classified as the 17th most dangerous city for drivers in the country.

You might be entitled to compensation if you suffered significant injuries in a car accident. You should contact a vehicle accident attorney as soon as you can after your accident to make sure you get the maximum amount of compensation for your injuries and other damages. Your lawyer will work to construct a convincing case and assist you in determining the proper damages that might be awarded in your case.

You might be unsure of what to do after a car accident to make a full recovery. Accident victims must show that they were injured as a result of the collision. As you pursue your claim for compensation, you will need to obtain additional pieces of evidence to support your claim, and there are several essential steps to take to make sure all relevant evidence is preserved. Your attorney can make sure you take all necessary steps to support your claim.

If you were hurt in a car accident, contact a Peco auto accident lawyer as soon as you can to start building your case. You can improve your chances of getting a fair settlement for your injuries and other related damages by making sure your case is as strong as it can be. You want to preserve your right to compensation by hiring legal representation right from the start. You should consult a lawyer as soon as you can. You also need to be aware of the extent of your losses and how your injury has affected your present and future. Call our offices at (505) 243-5566 to arrange a consultation with a lawyer from Will Ferguson & Associates to discuss your entitlement to compensation.


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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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