Magdalena, NM - Two Dead in Crash with Semi-Truck on US-60
Magdalena, NM (December 5, 2021) - Two people lost their lives following a traffic accident involving a commercial vehicle near Magdalena on Saturday morning. The fatal crash occurred on US-60 at around 9:55 a.m.
Two vehicles and a semi-truck reportedly collided at the scene between mile markers 113 and 136. Emergency responders were called to the crash site, and the area was closed for several hours. Two people reportedly sustained fatal injuries in the impact. At this time, it is unknown if anyone else was injured. No further information on the deadly accident has been revealed.
Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Fatal Trucking Accidents in New Mexico
About every 15 seconds, someone is killed or seriously injured in a crash involving a tractor-trailer or semi-truck. Automobile passengers were involved in about 67% of fatal semi-truck collisions in 2019. Statistics show that roughly one out of every 30 trucking accidents in New Mexico results in a fatality.
Wrongful death lawsuits are filed to assist surviving family members when a loved one dies as a result of another party's negligence. Unfortunately, getting that compensation is often easier said than done. The victim's death does not absolve the perpetrator of responsibility. When someone is at fault in a fatal accident, insurance companies frequently try to shift blame. The person or entity responsible for a loved one's untimely death should compensate the deceased's family for accident-related expenses. Only a personal injury accident lawyer in Magdalena with years of experience helping victims pursue wrongful death claims can do this.
Truck Accident Lawyers in Magdalena
Although it is likely the last thing on your mind after the death of a loved one, you are not obligated to do so. Will Ferguson & Associates recognizes that money cannot compensate for the loss of a loved one. Our Magdalena truck accident lawyers recognize that a fatal accident can result in significant financial losses. Our legal team will fight tooth and nail to ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to following the death of a loved one, and we will never stop fighting to hold the responsible party accountable for their actions.
Call (505) 243-5566 today to speak with a Magdalena wrongful death lawyer about 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.