2 Dead in Semi-Truck Crash on Highway 84 at Highway 285 [Española, NM]

2 Dead in Semi-Truck Crash on Highway 84 at Highway 285 [Española, NM]

2 Dead in Semi-Truck Crash on Highway 84 at Highway 285 [Española, NM]

2 People Killed in Fiery Big Rig Crash in Española

Española, NM (June 17, 2020) – Two people were killed in a semi-truck crash on Highway 84 at Highway 285 near Española early Tuesday morning.
According to the Española police, the accident happened past 6:00 a.m. near 1217 South Riverside Drive. It involved a Coca Cola semi-truck and a minivan carrying two passengers.
The minivan was southbound on the highway when it crossed over the median. It faced oncoming traffic and collided with the semi-truck, the impact causing a vehicle fire.
Emergency crews transported both occupants of the minivan to Española Hospital. However, they later succumbed to their injuries. Their names were not immediately available.
Meantime, the semi-truck driver survived the crash. There was no information, however, on whether the driver sustained injuries. The investigation of this fatal crash is ongoing.

The Sweet James team extends its heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victims. Our thoughts are with them during this trying time.

Losing a loved one in a truck accident can have devastating effects on the emotional and financial well-being of those left behind. Let the truck accident attorneys at Sweet James help you during this trying time. With 20 years of experience in the field, we know what it takes to help you win your case. All of us at Sweet James strongly believe each client’s case is unique and deserves full individual attention. Call us today at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. We are also available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. If you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, we may be able to help you obtain the police report. Click here to request a police report.

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