Silver City, NM - Officer Thaxter Richard Injured in Head-on Crash at NM-90
Silver City, NM (September 16, 2019) - An officer of the New Mexico State Police was injured in a head-on crash near Silver City, New Mexico. The accident happened on NM-90 on Monday, September 16. The officer, identified as Thaxter Richard, was injured, along with another driver.
The current condition of the injured parties was not released. Both Richard and the other injured party were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. The identity of the other driver was not released.
No other details are currently available. The crash is being investigated by NMSP.
Our thoughts are with Thaxter Richard, the other injured driver, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Head-On Crashes in Albuquerque
Catastrophic injuries can take place after head-on collisions. These crashes have a strong chance of causing severe injuries. While only accounting for 2% of all collisions, head-on crashes are involved in nearly 10% of all deadly traffic accidents.
Drivers often cause head-on crashes by crossing the centerline of the roadway. When this happens, they are often distracted and not paying attention to the road. Roadway distractions are more common than ever, with most drivers admitting to texting and driving.
The firm of Will Ferguson & Associates has the necessary experience to recover full and fair settlements. Our team of trained Albuquerque personal injury lawyers has recovered millions of dollars for our clients over the years. Contact our offices today at (505) 243-5566 if you or a loved one has been injured by a reckless driver.
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