New Mexico Underride Trucking Crashes are Typically Fatal: Know When the Trucking Company is At Fault
Underride trucking crashes are horrific types of large commercial trucking crashes which are often fatal. This is when a standard-sized vehicle strikes a large commercial vehicle and slides underneath the truck. These are typically fatal because the bottom of the truck is at head and top-of-chest level which result in mortal injuries. Airbags, safety curtains, and seatbelts do not help safe victims of true underside crashes.
Here at the Mark Caruso, we have handled many deadly underride trucking crashes in New Mexico. Our experienced trucking accident lawyers know that these accidents are devastating for a family and their loved ones. Victims can be killed in an instance due to the negligence of a trucking company, truck driver, or a combination of both. If you or a loved one were seriously injured or killed in an underride trucking crash, call us today for a FREE consultation by dialing (505) 883-5000 to learn how we can protect your rights to compensation.
Causes of New Mexico Underride Trucking Crashes
Underride trucking crashes can be difficult cases for several reasons. The most common reason is because the smaller vehicle crashing from the behind usually rear-ends the truck. This means that the passenger driver could be liable for his or her accident. But there are some common reasons that underside trucking crashes are fatal because of the truck driver’s negligence.
Some examples of underride trucking crashes caused by the trucking company or truck driver’s negligence include the following:
Common Injuries Caused by New Mexico Underride Trucking Crashes
Underride trucking crashes are some of the worst trucking crashes to witness or be involved in. When another vehicle traveling at a high speed, especially on the interstates like I-40, I-25, or I-10, collides and slides under large commercial truck, the damage is devastating. Roofs of cars can be completely sheered off. Just imagine what damage can be done to a person.
Some common injuries caused by underride trucking crashes include the following:
Call the Mark Caruso if You Have Been Injured in a New Mexico Underride Trucking Crash
If you or a loved one has been injured in a motor vehicle accident, call the experienced New Mexico car accident attorneys at the Mark Caruso today by dialing (505) 883-5000 You can also contact us on our website through the easy to use and convenient Contact box located by clicking here.