Common Broken Bones in New Mexico Trucking Accidents


March 7, 2017

 by Caruso Law Offices, P.C. | 

New Mexico Trucking Accidents on Interstates Cause High-Impact and Bone Crushing Injuries

Large commercial trucks like big rigs, flatbeds, tankers, 18-wheelers, tandem trailers, and other large trucks can cause very serious personal injuries.  This is particularly true on interstates like I-40, I-25, and I-10 which cut through New Mexico.  Major cities such as Albuquerque, New Mexico and Las Cruces, New Mexico are major hubs for traveling.  These super busy stretches of roadway result in very serious collisions which can cause horrific damages.  Some of the most common injuries are very serious broken bones or fractures, many resulting in permanent disability.

If you or a loved one have suffered very serious broken bones due to a New Mexico trucking accident occurring on I-40, I-25, I-10, or any other highway, call our experienced New Mexico trucking accident attorneys at the Mark Caruso for a FREE consultation by dialing (505) 407-0458.  We have the medical knowledge and legal ability to zealously represent you and your family in a serious personal injury action including a large commercial vehicle.

Broken Bones in New Mexico Trucking Accidents on Interstates

The large size and high speed of a commercial vehicle on I-40, I-25, or I-10 can cause a bone crunching collision.  Victims in smaller passenger vehicles can be absolutely crushed and impacted.  These trucking accident collisions can easily shatter bones and cause permanent disability.  Some common fractures include the following:

  • Skull fractures;
  • Spinal fractures, including compression fractures of the vertebra;
  • Orbital fractures, including total blowout fractures;
  • Rib fractures;
  • Pelvis fractures;
  • Crushed pelvis;
  • Arm fractures;
  • Crushed ankles;
  • Broken foot, including metatarsals or toes;
  • Tri-malleolar and bi-malleolar fractures;
  • Broken elbows;
  • Broken wrists;
  • Fractures hips;
  • Crushed femur; and
  • Many other types of fractures.

Treatment for catastrophically broken bones requires very serious medical treatment and can be on an emergency basis.  Surgery includes placing painful hardware including plates, pins, rods, and screws.  These surgeries can be incredibly painful and limiting, forcing victims to completely change their lives.

Broken Bones in New Mexico Trucking Accidents

If you or a loved one has been injured in a motor vehicle accident, call the experienced New Mexico truck accident attorneys at the Mark Caruso today by dialing (505) 407-0458 You can also contact us on our website through the easy to use and convenient Contact box located by clicking here.

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