Roswell, NM - Woman Dies in Hit-&-Run at Main St & Burkett Rd

Roswell, NM (July 25, 2023) - A woman was killed after a hit-and-run accident in Roswell on Monday, July 24. 

The fatal accident occurred at the intersection of South Main Street and Burkett Road at around 1:20 a.m. A 21-year-old woman was found dead at the scene when emergency responders arrived. Witnesses told authorities that they saw an orange sports car fleeing the scene. 

The suspect vehicle likely sustained damage in the impact, and authorities are currently seeking more information regarding the accident. If you have any information about that vehicle or who was driving it, please reach out to the local authorities. 

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

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Hit-&-Run Crashes in New Mexico

Roswell, NM - Woman Dies in Hit-&-Run at Main St & Burkett RdAccidents involving hit-and-run drivers are a serious issue in the United States. More than 5 percent of road fatalities involve motorists who flee the scene, and the annual rate of hit-and-runs increases by roughly 7.2 percent each year. According to statistics, 68 percent of hit-and-run fatalities involved cyclists or pedestrians.

If you are a surviving family member dealing with the devastating aftermath of a fatal pedestrian accident, you should strongly consider seeking legal counsel right away. You may have options available to you for financial recovery that a skilled lawyer can help you obtain.

When a loved one dies as a result of someone else's negligence, you are entitled to seek financial compensation under New Mexico's personal injury laws. Filing a wrongful death lawsuit can help you obtain coverage for medical bills, funeral expenses, burial costs, and even potential loss of income if the person who died was someone your family relied on for income or family services. 

Recovery following a family member's death is a very difficult process, and we can at least ensure that you do not suffer financial repercussions as a result of someone else's carelessness. There is absolutely no reason why your family should have to pay the price for an accident your loved one did not cause. You have enough to worry about just coping with the grief of your loss, so let us handle the legal matters involved in getting fair compensation for your family. We are passionate about helping to lessen the burden on families in our community after suffering such a terrible and unnecessary loss.

An accident involving a pedestrian can be disastrous, and these collisions are more likely to cause serious or death injuries. Victims' families are frequently left to pick up the pieces. You need to take action to ensure that you are able to win a wrongful death lawsuit and receive the compensation you and your family need to recover, and Will Ferguson & Associates is here to assist you during this difficult time. If you want to arrange a free consultation with an experienced Roswell wrongful death attorney, contact our offices at (505) 243-5566 right away.


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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