Tatum, NM (September 26, 2020) – On Thursday, September 24, a fatal head-on collision took place on a major roadway in Tatum.
According to New Mexico State Police, the collision happened on US-380 in Tatum. The accident occurred when Mercedes, being driven by an Albuquerque man, headed east, crossed the center line and struck a Ford pickup truck head-on.
The pickup truck was allegedly occupied by a family of five. A young couple in the pickup truck, identified as 35-year-old Otis Comstock and 34-year-old Melissa Comstock, were killed as a result of the accident.
The three children in the pickup truck were identified as a 6-year-old, a 4-year-old, and a 1-year-old. They all suffered injuries and were taken to local hospitals. One of the children suffered from a head injury but is expected to recover.
The driver of the Mercedes was also injured as a result of the accident.
An investigation into the collision continues.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them and everyone that was affected by this tragedy. There is nothing more devastating than the unexpected and sudden loss of a family member especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided.
Our local New Mexico wrongful death attorney Will Ferguson is available 24 hours a day to answer all of your questions surrounding the fatal accident that claimed the life of your loved one. Call 1-888-657-1460 right now to be connected with our New Mexico wrongful death lawyer who will provide you with a free case evaluation, a complimentary copy of the police accident report, and will ensure that your legal rights are protected and asserted. Call us today.
Fatal Accidents in New Mexico
Head-on collisions are among the most severe collisions on our roads. In just one recent year’s time, over 2% of accidents were deemed head-on collisions. While this may seem like a low number, it is important to note that approximately 10% of these accidents lead to fatalities. If you have lost a loved one as a result of a collision, you may be feeling lost and confused as you grieve your losses. It is vital that you speak with a New Mexico wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
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