Eunice, NM (October 17, 2019) – A serious ATV accident with a motor vehicle left one teen dead and another injured in the town of Eunice on Monday, October 14th. The crash happened at the intersection of Turner Road and Avenue O.
According to Sheriff’s deputies who arrived at the scene, two teen girls, ages 14 and 15, were riding an ATV when a 2013 Nissan Titan entered the intersection. The car collided with the ATV, subsequently ejecting both girls from the vehicle.
Emergency crews arrived at the crash site where the 14-year-old girl was tragically pronounced deceased. The 15-year-old girl was immediately transported to UMC in Lubbock to be treated for serious but unspecified injuries.
The driver of the Nissan, as well as one passenger in that vehicle, were treated for injuries. Officials are currently conducting a thorough investigation into the events that led to this incident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of their full recovery.
Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents in New Mexico
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