Anthony, NM (January 21, 2020) – A tractor-trailer collided with a car on Monday afternoon, January 20th, resulting in the injuries of one person, according to authorities. The accident was reported at around 1:39 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10, near mile marker 161 in the town of Anthony.
According to police, the driver of a green 2000 Mercury lost control of the vehicle and struck a cable barrier before the car was then struck by a tractor-trailer. The impact of the crash resulted in injuries to the passenger in the Mercury and the operator of the tractor-trailer fled the scene. The driver of the car was uninjured.
Responding paramedics confirmed the injuries of the passenger but have not provided any details on their current condition. Police are looking for the semi involved in the accident as part of their ongoing investigation into this crash.
Our thoughts are with the victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Trucking Accidents in New Mexico
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