Newkirk, NM - Authorities Respond To Crash On I-40
Newkirk, NM (January 18, 2020) - Authorities responded to the scene of a multi-vehicle accident late last night near the town of Newkirk, New Mexico. The crash was reported at around 11:05 p.m. on Thursday, January 16th near mile marker 300 on Interstate-40.
Law enforcement officials haven’t released many details on the crash. The cause of the accident is currently known at this time. Paramedics at the scene were present to render aid to those injured in the crash.
This story is still developing. An investigation into the crash is being handled by local law enforcement officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
New Mexico Speeding-Related Accidents
Being injured in a crash, regardless of the speed of the vehicle, can be devastating. However, it is has been proven that high-speed crashes consistently result in severe and life-threatening injuries. Speeding is a common sight on New Mexican roadways, and it’s important that you are protected in the event of a crash.
Thousands are killed annually in high-speed crashes. Twenty-six percent of all fatal collisions in 2017 were due to speeding drivers. In some cases, injured parties can consult with an Albuquerque personal injury lawyer to obtain compensation.
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