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Colfax Co, NM – Vincent Vega Killed in US-56 Trucking Collision

Colfax Co, NM (April 10, 2021) – On Wednesday, April 7, a head-on crash involving a semi-truck resulted in two fatalities. 

Reports from the New Mexico State Police revealed that the deadly accident occurred near milepost 14 on US-56, outside of Springer. Near the time of 7:24 a.m., a 2020 Honda Pilot driven by 27-year-old Joseph A. McCreight of El Mirage, Arizona was traveling west on the highway. For unknown reasons, the vehicle veered into oncoming traffic, colliding with a 2014 Freightliner Commercial Motor Vehicle. 

The impact left both the driver of the Honda and his passenger with fatal injuries. McCreight and 33-year-old Vincent M. Vega of Phoenix were pronounced dead at the scene. The operator of the big rig, a 60-year-old man from Maxwell, was injured and transported to a medical facility. 

The cause of the deadly crash is currently under investigation. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families 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. 

Fatal Semi-Truck Crashes in New Mexico 

4.10 Colfax Co, NM - Vincent Vega Killed in US-56 Trucking CollisionLosing a loved one is extremely difficult, particularly when it was the result of another person’s negligence. Trucking accidents contribute to thousands of fatalities in the United States each year, with the vast majority of these deaths involving the occupants of passenger cars. An estimated one out of every 30 commercial vehicle crashes in New Mexico results in a fatality, and surviving family members should contact an Albuquerque wrongful death attorney to discuss a claim for compensation. 

Local Accident Reports was created as a resource for accident victims and their families throughout the United States who have sustained injuries or lost a loved one in an accident.  We provide invaluable resources and information for anyone who has been injured or is grieving the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one that occurred as a result of an accident. To obtain a free police accident report, contact our wrongful death lawyer in New Mexico today. 

When we lose a loved one in a careless, reckless, or negligent accident that could have been prevented, it may feel like no amount of compensation could make us feel complete again.  Filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsible parties can ensure that you are able to cope with the loss of your family. 

If you recently lost a loved one in a preventable accident, call to speak with our New Mexico wrongful death lawyer, Will Ferguson, as soon as possible to protect your rights and get justice for your deceased family member. If you believe your loved one’s fatal accident was caused by another driver’s careless, reckless, negligent, or intentional actions of another, you need legal guidance. We can help you. To speak to New Mexico wrongful death lawyer, Will Ferguson, call 1-888-657-1460 today.

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