Roswell, NM (May 19, 2020) – A female gas station employee suffered severe injuries following a crash caused by a police pursuit. The incident occurred on Monday, May 18th, at the Conoco Gas Station located on South Main Street in Roswell.
According to Chaves County Sheriff’s deputies, authorities began chasing a suspect in a stolen vehicle and it quickly became apparent that the suspect had no intention of stopping. The pursuit continued until the suspect crashed into a gas pump at the Conoco Gas Station, triggering an explosion.
A female employee was near the pumps when the crash occurred subsequently suffered severe burns. Firefighters, police, and paramedics arrived at the scene where the employee was airlifted to the Lubbock burn center. She was reported to have suffered third-degree burns.
The incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim and her family at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Mexico
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