Lea, NM – Fatal Accident Involving Rollover on NM-18

Lea, NM – Fatal Accident Involving Rollover on NM-18

Lea, NM (October 19, 2019) – Police responded to the scene of a severe fatal accident involving a vehicle rollover on NM-18 in Lea around 6 p.m. on October 17.

New Mexico State Police have confirmed that 31-year-old Damarcus Jamal Wilder was traveling north on NM-18 in his Chevrolet Silverado when he crossed the center line.

Police claim that Wilder’s vehicle sideswiped a Chevrolet Equinox and then a Dodge Ram pickup truck. The Dodge Ram immediately rolled over, sustaining serious damages.

Three motorcycles were also traveling behind the vehicles at the time and crashed because they were unable to avoid the collision that unfolded before them.

Wilder lost his life at the scene of the accident. A driver and passenger in the Ram and one of the motorcycle riders were taken to the hospital with injuries, though their conditions are not known.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Damarcus Jamal Wilder at this time. Our thoughts are everyone affected by this tragedy.

Fatal Accidents in New Mexico 

Lea, NM – Fatal Accident Involving Rollover on NM-18In one recent year, over 380 fatalities took place on New Mexico roadways. Motor vehicles provide reliable transportation for many people in or around New Mexico; however, many fatal accidents continue to happen unexpectedly every single year within the state. When an individual’s life is taken suddenly in a fatal accident, surviving family members might wonder where they can turn. It is crucial that their families speak with a wrongful death attorney in New Mexico.

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