Albuquerque, NM (July 1, 2020) – One person was killed in a collision involving an intoxicated driver on Tuesday night, June 30th, in Albuquerque. According to police officials, the incident happened at the intersection of Paseo Del Norte and San Pedro Drive.
Authorities with the Albuquerque Police Department said that a black SUV was heading west when it was hit from behind by a drunk driver. The impact of the crash caused the SUV to lose control and crash into the median.
Police and paramedics were dispatched to the scene where they pronounced the driver of the SUV deceased. The driver of the other vehicle, identified as Zachary Louis Jaramillo was arrested and charged with DWI and vehicular homicide.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
Fatal DUI Accidents in New Mexico
Every year in the state of New Mexico, around 100 people are killed in collisions triggered by intoxicated drivers. There is often nothing more catastrophic than the sudden loss of a family member, and knowing where to turn during such a time can be overwhelming. If you have lost a loved one in a New Mexico car accident because of an intoxicated or otherwise reckless driver, the first thing to understand is that you have rights that are protected by law, moving forward.
Victims and their families often have many questions after devastating and unexpected accidents. In many cases, victims are left with overwhelming pain that negatively impacts their health and wellbeing. Our team at Local Accident Reports understands the challenges victims face, mentally, physically, and financially, as they begin the recovery process. For this reason, our team provides invaluable resources and information to anyone who has been injured in an accident as a result of another person’s actions.
We, at Local Accident Reports, work with skilled and dedicated personal injury attorneys in your area who are available to answer questions you may have and to help you obtain a complimentary copy of your police incident report. If you are unable to find the answers to questions you may have on the Local Accident Reports website, contact our team today by calling at 1-888-657-1460. We are dedicated to helping you connect with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer in your area who can answer questions for you and provide legal guidance as you move forward with your recovery.
Note: These posts are created solely for the use of Local Accident Reports. We have not verified the information in these posts as the information is gathered from secondary sources. If you have personal knowledge that the information contained in these posts is inaccurate, please contact Local Accident Reports immediately so we can make the necessary corrections or remove the story.
Disclaimer: We are providing this information to the general public as a resource to use in the event you or a family member are injured in a similar incident. Every effort is put forth to honor the victims of accidents, and hope the information presented helps others avoid the same type of accidents in the future. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene. Please contact Local Accident Reports at (888) 657-1460 to be connected with an attorney in your area who will answer any legal questions you may have.