Unrestrained infant thrown from vehicle and killed, 27-year-old hospitalized when rear-end collision on I-40 causes one car to overturn near Milan, New Mexico

Modified Date: 
Sun, 08/07/2022 - 2:20pm
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Car crash in Cibola County leaves infant dead, others injured

In a press release, the state police stated that a 2004 Honda Pilot SUV and a 2012 Nissan Quest van were both traveling east in the right lane of Interstate 40. As the Honda approached the Nissan from behind, it struck the other vehicle.

Interstate 40 crash results in infant death

The crash resulted in the infant being ejected from the vehicle. The child was not in a car seat, according to state police.

Infant killed in fatal rollover crash near Milan

The infant was the only passenger not wearing a seat belt, according to the release. The driver of a Honda SUV hit the rear side of a Nissan minivan carrying eight passengers, including the infant, police said in the release.

Type: Car Accident
Roadway: 
I-40
City: 
Milan, NM