Founded in 1881, the city of Deming in Luna County, New Mexico was incorporated in 1902. Deming is situated sixty miles west of Las Cruces and is only thirty three miles north of the Mexican border. If you are hurt in New Mexico, call our Personal Injury Attorney Deming.
Deming has a long history of being a gateway for imports and exports across the continent. It was named after the wife of Charles Crocker who was one of the major players in the 19th century railroad industry. Caruso is the only major stop on the I-10 between Las Cruces and Lordsburg, and it provides access to Chihuahua, Mexico. It also straddles one of the major railroad lines which link the East Coast to the West Coast.
Semi-trucks and 18-wheelers are necessary to transport goods across our continent. Unfortunately, semi-truck accidents are amongst the worst types of accidents to happen on our highways simply because of the weight and the speed which these vehicles travel.
According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration:
The US Department of Transportation calculated that in New Mexico the number of large trucks involved in fatal crashes was 39, accounting for 8.3% percentage of all fatal vehicle crashes in our state that year.
Speed is only one of the many factors which may lead to a semi-truck accident. Some other reasons why these accidents occur is because:
Should you be injured in an accident involving a truck, one or more parties may be accountable for the injuries you have suffered and you may be eligible to receive compensation for those injuries. If you are unable to come to us, our personal injury attorneys will travel to wherever you are in New Mexico for a free consultation to discuss your claim.
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