Springer, NM (September 18, 2019) – One woman was killed and two other people suffered injuries following a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 25 in the town of Springer. The fatal collision took place on Monday afternoon, September 16th between two vehicles.
80-year-old Dorothy Anna Leasher, of Golden, Colorado, was exiting the interstate when she struck another vehicle. Paramedics arrived at the crash site along with police to assess the collision and assist the victims.
Leasher was promptly taken to a local hospital where she was sadly pronounced deceased a short time later. Both the driver and one passenger in the other vehicle were also hospitalized with unspecified injuries.
New Mexico State Police are currently in charge of the investigation into this incident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Dorothy Anna Leasher at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of their full recoveries.
Fatal Car Accidents in New Mexico
Research has found that nearly 400 people were confirmed to have died as a result of a New Mexico motor vehicle accident in 2016 alone. Traffic collisions, particularly those involving large trucks such as semis, are often fatal or seriously injurious due to the sheer power of such vehicles. While it can be difficult, it is important to understand that as a bereaved family, you may retain significant rights at this time.
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