Belen, NM (February 27, 2021) – A deadly head-on crash outside of Belen resulted in the death of an Albuquerque man on Saturday, February 20.
The site of the fatal accident was located near the corner of NM-116 and Mill Road. Local reports revealed two vehicles collided head-on at around 5:30 p.m. that evening, and a 2007 Dodge passenger car was traveling south on the highway.
The driver of the Dodge veered across the centerline and entered oncoming traffic, crashing into a 1998 Toyota passenger car. The driver of the Toyota was pronounced dead at the scene and later identified as 80-year-old Robert Abeyta Sr. of Albuquerque.
Two other adult passengers in the Toyota were hospitalized for the treatment of life-threatening injuries.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the deadly crash.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them and everyone that was affected by this tragedy. There is nothing more devastating than the unexpected and sudden loss of a family member especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided.
Our local New Mexico wrongful death attorney Will Ferguson is available 24 hours a day to answer all of your questions surrounding the fatal accident that claimed the life of your loved one. Call 1-888-657-1460 right now to be connected with our New Mexico wrongful death lawyer who will provide you with a free case evaluation, a complimentary copy of the police accident report, and will ensure that your legal rights are protected and asserted. Call us today.
New Mexico Deadly Wrong-Way Crashes
Wrong-way drivers are a threat to everyone, including themselves. These motorists are responsible for hundreds of traffic-related fatalities in the United States each year. When two vehicles collide head-on, there is a 58% chance of fatality. Head-on accidents are fairly rare, only making up 2% of reported crashes, but are involved in an estimated 10% of fatal crashes. Those impacted by a deadly collision should contact an Albuquerque wrongful death attorney to pursue lost compensation.
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