New Mexico

Eleazar Garcia-Chavez Killed in Semi-Truck Accident in Dona Ana County, NM

December 31, 2018
Victim's Name(s)
Eleazar Garcia-Chavez
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
New Mexico State Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
Avenida Creel and Industrial Ave
Direction Traveled
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck making a turn blocked part of the lane with trailer load causing victims vehicle to crash into it

What Happened

New Mexico State Police released the name of the man killed in a semi-truck accident in Dona Ana County, NM on December 31st, 2018. 56-year-old Eleazar Garcia-Chavez was killed when his vehicle collided into the trailer portion of a semi-truck that was partially blocking his lane. Garcia-Chavez was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say the semi-truck driver faces several violations. The cause of the crash is still under investigation at this time.

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