Socorro, NM - Emergency Responders at Scene of Accident On I-25
Socorro, NM (September 21, 2019) - A collision on Interstate 25 NB near Socorro, New Mexico resulted in significant roadway delays. The incident was reported by local news media at around 9:40 p.m. The crash occurred on Thursday, September 19th.
The crash took place 16 miles north of Socorro, New Mexico. The northbound lanes of the interstate were blocked due to wreckage caused by the accident. The crash was completely cleared by 11:34 p.m.
Initial reports confirm that the wreck caused injury to at least one person involved. The cause of the crash is unknown at this time and is the number of injured victims was not released.
This story is still developing. Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
New Mexico Distracted Driving Collisions
The use of cell phones in the driver’s seat has caused crash rates related to distracted driving to rise tremendously. According to the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration, distracted driving took the lives of 3,477 people in 2015. 391,000 others were seriously injured that same year.
Shockingly, a majority of drivers admit to texting while operating a motor vehicle. Young drivers are particularly susceptible to distracted driving collisions. The ensuing injuries can often disrupt the lives of victims.
The experienced team of New Mexico auto accident lawyers at Will Ferguson & Associates helps our clients navigate each step of the legal process. With us, you will never be left in the dark, and we can help you recover a settlement worthy of your damages. If you have been injured due to the negligence of another driver, give us a call at 505-226-8617.
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