Maljamar, NM (February 26, 2020) – A fatal rollover accident that also left one passenger critically injured was reported along State Route 82 in Maljamar. The accident happened at around 6:52 a.m. on Monday morning, February 25th.
According to police, 43-year-old Jegar Atchinson, of Cedar Hill, TX, was driving along US-82 in a 2005 GMC pickup truck when the vehicle overturned on the roadway. Emergency crews responded to the scene where Atchinson was tragically pronounced deceased.
One passenger in the pickup, identified only as a 22-year-old man from Texas, was airlifted to a nearby hospital for intensive care. Authorities with the NMSP are in charge of the investigation into this accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Jegar Atchinson at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Rollover Accidents in New Mexico
A wide range of factors such as intoxicated driving, distracted driving, and otherwise reckless behavior on the roads, motorists in New Mexico were recently ranked the second-worst throughout the country. This ranking was determined by an unidentified insurance provider, and it certainly reminds us to be steadily vigilant while behind the wheel. New Mexico car accidents are terribly frequent and commonly severe. It is imperative for each and every victim to know their rights and how to file for compensation in the event of a sudden crash.
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