Lea Co, NM (January 28, 2021) – Authorities say that one man was killed during a car crash with a tractor-trailer that took place early on Wednesday morning, January 27th. The fatal accident was reported around 5:00 a.m. on New Mexico State Route 18 in Lea County, near the town of Hobbs.
According to the police, a 2005 Kenworth tractor-trailer was preparing to make a left turn when it collided with a 2000 Ford SUV. The operator of the SUV, identified as Gary L. Marshall, 63, of Mulberry, TN, was ejected from the vehicle due to the impact of the crash.
Emergency responders arrived at the scene where they transported Marshall to a nearby medical center. He was pronounced deceased a short time later.
No information has been reported concerning the driver of the tractor-trailer. The events that led to this incident remain under investigation.
We offer our sincere condolences to the loved ones of the deceased. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this truck accident.
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Trucking Accidents in New Mexico
The recorded rate of fatal crashes in New Mexico rose to its highest level with at least 19 per 100,000 people killed during 2016. While any type of accident has the potential to be severe, trucking accidents in New Mexico, like anywhere else in the U.S., are often fatal or severely injurious due to the size and power of such vehicles. First and foremost, recognizing your fundamental rights and how to protect them is of the utmost importance after an unexpected accident.
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, understand 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 the injuries sustained in a truck accident. Injured victims can reach out to attorney Will Ferguson to receive a free police incident report.
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