Eldorado, NM (September 27, 2022) – A truck driver sadly lost his life in a crash that was reported on Tuesday morning, September 27th, just outside of Santa Fe. The fatal accident happened at around 8:00 a.m., a little south of Eldorado, according to authorities.
Reports show that a semi-tractor trailer was hauling gravel when it was involved in a rollover crash at the intersection of U.S. 285 and New Mexico State Route 41. Emergency responders arrived at the scene and located the driver trapped inside the truck.
Crews cut the roof off the truck in order to extricate the driver who was then taken to Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center. The victim was later pronounced deceased.
The identity of the victim is pending notification of next of kin.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
We offer our sincere condolences to the loved ones of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this accident.
Trucking accident claims are some of the most complicated and complex personal injury lawsuits to file in New Mexico. There are normally multiple parties involved in these types of claims. Attorney Will Ferguson is available 24 hours a day to answer all of your questions surrounding your truck accident. Call 1-888-657-1460 to be connected with our Eldorado truck accident attorney who will provide you with a complimentary copy of your police accident report and a free case evaluation.
Fatal Trucking Accidents in New Mexico
The rate of fatal crashes across the state of New Mexico rose to its highest level of at least 19 per 100,000 residents back in 2016. While any type of sudden collision has the potential to be catastrophic, trucking accidents in New Mexico, like anywhere else in the U.S., are frequently severe due to the immense size, power, and speed of such vehicles.
Being involved in a serious truck accident can have a devastating impact on a victim’s life. Not only are truck accidents in New Mexico terrifying, but they often leave victims to deal with overwhelmingly painful injuries that will impact the quality of their lives in many ways.
Our team at Local Accident Reports understands the challenges that both victims and their families face after being involved in a catastrophic truck accident. That’s why our team has compiled some of the most helpful and valuable resources available to help aid accident victims as they recover from injuries sustained in a truck accident. Injured victims can reach out to attorney Will Ferguson to receive a free police incident report.
If you or a loved one has been injured or a loved one has died as a result of a serious truck accident that you believe was caused by the reckless, careless, negligent actions of one or more parties, it is crucial that you obtain legal guidance to ensure your rights and best interests are protected early on. Contact Albuquerque truck accident lawyer Will Ferguson at your earliest convenience by calling 1-888-657-1460. He can answer questions for you about your New Mexico truck accident and provide information about your legal rights and options moving forward.
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