Troy Elkins was injured on Tuesday in a dispute over cattle rustling according to the Cibola County Sheriff’s Department. As Mr. Elkins was locking a gate at 10: 15 a.m. he was hit and run over by a truck driven by Bruce Latham, 80.
Mr. Latham and his son Brad, 55, both then got out of the truck and chased Mr. Elkins with brass knuckles and an axe handle. By the time sheriff’s deputies arrived Mr. Elkins had been beaten bloody and had to be taken to Cibola General Hospital. Both Bruce and Brad Latham were arrested.
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Seeing a copy of the New Mexico accident report is extremely important. Reports are critical to professional investigations and also serve to create peace of mind for the victims and their families. Without an official report, you’ll likely be unaware of several key facts that help to explain how the accident happened, and you’ll also be unable to dispute any inaccuracies the accident report may contain.
3 Facts to remember about New Mexico Accident reports:
If you file an insurance claim or lawsuit, this document will be the first piece of evidence that everyone wants to see.
An New Mexico accident report’s main purpose is to tell what happened: how, where, when, and to whom.
The “how” of an accident report is the officer’s best after-the-fact interpretation of the crash. Sometimes it’s possible to amend disputed facts in a report.
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