Roswell, NM - Elijah Lamb Killed in Pedestrian Accident on US-285

Roswell, NM (June 7, 2023) - A Tennessee man was killed in a pedestrian crash outside of Roswell on Thursday, June 1. 

The fatal accident was reported on US-285 near mile marker 114. It was reported that 20-year-old Elijah Lamb of Tennessee was walking southbound on the highway when he was hit by a car driven by a 27-year-old woman. 

Lamb suffered fatal injuries in the crash. The driver of the car was hospitalized and treated for sustained injuries. No additional information has been provided at this time. 

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

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Elijah Lamb at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.

Deadly Pedestrian Crashes in New Mexico

Roswell, NM - Elijah Lamb Killed in Pedestrian Accident on US-285In the event of a crash, a pedestrian will almost always sustain more severe injuries. According to the most recent data available, 40 people were struck and killed in 2022 on Albuquerque's roads and in the unincorporated Bernalillo County. Given that New Mexico continually has the highest rate of pedestrian fatalities in the nation, it is generally a dangerous state to be a pedestrian. You may be eligible for compensation if you were injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident.

A fatal pedestrian accident will always be devastating, especially when the crash was caused by the negligence of another party. When a family member passes away, you might be thinking about how you will continue to meet your family's financial needs and obligations. You will need to plan a funeral, perhaps cover any lingering medical costs, and generally put your life back together after the loss of a family member. In an effort to lessen your stress as much as possible, our team of lawyers offers support in the form of legal guidance because we understand how difficult this can be.

Your lawyer can assist you in determining if you are entitled to financial compensation in the event of a severe pedestrian accident. Financial support from a wrongful death lawsuit could help you and your family move on and recover. You need a wrongful death attorney on your side if you want to ensure that your rights are upheld and that your case is handled fairly.

If a loved one passes away unexpectedly in a pedestrian accident, you and your loved ones will be left to pick up the pieces. The wrongful death attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates are committed to supporting you through your tragic loss and seeking compensation in the event of an untimely death. Our legal team will stand by your side every step of the way as you fight for the full compensation you are entitled to. Families might not think to file a lawsuit right away, but doing so may provide you the best opportunity to get justice and financial recovery. Call a wrongful death lawyer in Roswell today at (505) 243-5566 to discuss your case. 

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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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