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Complete Chaves County, NM accident reports and news.
Accidents in Chaves County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Chaves County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Chaves County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.
After a Chaves County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.
Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential personal injury claim. Connect with an experienced Chaves County injury lawyer who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Go here to get a no-cost legal claim evaluation.
Most recent accident reports
Two freight trains collided in the Midway area near Roswell in Chavez County early Tuesday morning. The crash happened near the intersection of State Road 2 and Vista Largo. The highway is currently blocked.
One person died and another injured after a freight train collided with a stationary train between Midway and Dexter early Tuesday near State Road 2 and Vista Largo Road around 6:15 a.m. Six locomotives and three freight cars derailed in the collision.