News: Tractor-trailer crash near Cuba kills one, injures one

Parnall Law News Team

CUBA, NM – A driver was killed after his tractor-trailer crashed on the side of a highway over the weekend, KRQE reports.

A man driving a 2020 Volvo tractor-trailer was on US-550 northbound on Friday when the vehicle swerved off of the highway and overturned into a ditch.

The driver, a 68-year-old from Colorado, was fatally injured at the scene of the accident. Another passenger of the Volvo sustained injuries and was transported to a hospital via airlift. It’s unclear if his condition has improved.

The New Mexico State Police have ruled out alcohol as a cause of the accident. We will be following this story as the NMSP investigates.

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