Albuquerque, NM (July 19, 2020) – Around 9 p.m. last night, July 18, a teen was killed in an ATV accident in Albuquerque.
The Albuquerque Police Department responded to the scene of the crash, which they determined happened between an ATV and a passenger vehicle on Gibson Boulevard.
According to authorities, a passenger vehicle driver was making a turn at Gibson Boulevard where they did not see the ATV being operated in the area. The driver of the ATV was identified as a 16-year-old boy.
The two vehicles collided, leading to severe damages to both the ATV and vehicle. The driver of the ATV was the only person injured. He was rushed to the hospital where he died due to his injuries.
There was one passenger on the back of the ATV but they did not suffer from serious injuries.
At this time, the investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
ATV Accidents in New Mexico
Thousands of people are injured in ATV accidents in the U.S. every year, with hundreds suffering fatal injuries. ATVs offer few protections from harm, which means that they are most likely to lead to catastrophic results when involved in an accident. New Mexico ATV accidents happen more frequently than in other states due to the fact that many individuals operate these vehicles each year within the state for recreational fun. When an accident goes awry and leads to fatal results, it can be a challenging thing for a family to face on their own.
For years, ATV accidents have been happening more often than usual. These accidents lead to traumatic injuries such as brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, organ damage, and more. Losing a loved one can be incredibly difficult for a family to face. They may be faced with a variety of bills that they are unable to keep up with as they struggle to get back on their feet emotionally. As you grieve your losses, you should never have to keep up with the bills on your own. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in New Mexico immediately.
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