Four hospitalized after ambulance overturns on U.S. 70 near Roswell, New Mexico

Modified Date: 
Tue, 12/05/2023 - 10:27am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2022

4 injured in ambulance rollover near Roswell

New Mexico State Police are investigating an ambulance rollover on U.S. Highway 70 in Chaves County.

Ambulance involved in rollover crash near Roswell

Around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, State Police officers were asking to avoid the area, saying the scene is “active.” A key route between Roswell and Clovis, U.S. 70 remains open to westbound traffic.

Four injured in ambulance crash near Roswell

State police say there were two EMTs and two other people onboard the ambulance at the time of the crash. All four were transported to the hospital with injuries ranging from minor to moderate.

Curry County deputy, others, injured in Chaves County wreck

Waller said all occupants received serious injuries and were transported by ambulance to the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell.


On September 6, 2022 at approximately 4:20 PM, Curry County Court Deputy Amy Jo McKenna was injured in a single-vehicle crash on US 70 in Chaves County, New Mexico. Deputy McKenna was assisting with a court-ordered medical transport to a facility in Roswell.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Amy Jo McKenna
U.S. 70