Taos, NM (April 20, 2020) – A man identified as 35-year-old Wesley Martinez, of Taos, was seriously injured in a head-on collision with a FedEx truck on Wednesday, April 15th. The accident was reported in the eastbound lanes of US-64 at an unspecified time.
According to officials, Martinez was traveling east in a Toyota Rav4 when he collided head-on with the 18-wheeler. Emergency responders arrived at the scene where they transported Martinez to a local hospital. The victim sustained two broken legs during the crash.
At this time, the official cause of the collision remains under investigation. There were no further details reported to the public.
Our thoughts are with Wesley Martinez and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Trucking Accidents in New Mexico
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