Losing a loved one in a car accident is something no New Mexico resident should have to suffer. Unfortunately, it is a reality that some may have to face someday. If such a tragedy occurs, many may feel lost, unable to make sense of what happened. They may also face uncertainties regarding how to proceed. In cases where legal action may be warranted, attorneys are available to guide victims and their loved ones through every step of the legal process.
According to reports, a recent car accident in New Mexico resulted in the tragic deaths of four people involved. One person also suffered injuries in the crash. Reports say that the two vehicle crash occurred on a southbound New Mexico highway. One of the vehicles, a Hyundai, had come to a stop in the left lane, when it was struck by another vehicles travelling south in the same lane. This caused the fuel tank of the Hyundai to catch fire. All four of the people in the Hyundai suffered fatal injuries in the car accident. Tragically, two children were among those who died in the crash.
A fatal car accident is one of the worst situations that can befall a New Mexico resident. Understandably, many may feel a variety of strong emotions following such an accident. In order to focus on healing emotionally, some may choose to pursue legal action against a negligent driver. Although a legal action can never bring a loved one back, it can provide families with some much needed financial relief. This can allow families to focus on their emotionally recoveries free from the financial burdens associated with medical expenses, vehicle damages, loss of income and the like.
Source: KRQE News 13, "4 dead, 1 injured in two vehicle crash near Las Cruces," Kayla Root, April 10, 2016