Silver City, NM (September 16, 2019) – A head-on collision left a New Mexico State Police officer with injuries on Monday, September 16th, according to authorities. Officials stated that the crash took place along State Road 90 between Silver City and Lordsburg.
According to New Mexico State Police, officer Thaxter Richard was involved in a head-on crash with an unspecified vehicle. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene where they transported Richard to a nearby hospital. His injuries are considered non-life threatening at this time.
The other driver who has not been identified was also taken to the hospital but there was no word on their condition. Authorities are actively conducting a thorough investigation into the events that led to this incident.
Our thoughts are with both Officer Thaxter Richard and the other victim, as well as their families at this time. We hope for their full recoveries.
Car Accidents in New Mexico
Research conducted by an unnamed insurance company stated that drivers in New Mexico were determined to be the second-worst in the United States. This data is due to the high number of intoxicated and otherwise careless drivers across the state. New Mexico car accidents are unfortunately common, and it is important to understand your rights should you be the victim of one.
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