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Police investigate rollover crash that injured 13 kids

Tamara Lopez
Updated: April 21, 2021 06:24 PM
Created: April 21, 2021 06:03 PM

ROSWELL, N.M. — Police are investigating a vehicle rollover crash that happened near Bottomless Lakes Road Monday. 

According to State Police, the car was full of 13 juveniles between the ages of 6 and 17.

All of them were injured during the crash. 

The initial investigation revealed that the truck overturned as it was approaching a curve in the road.

Excessive speed and lack of proper seatbelt usage is believed to be a factor in the crash, according to State Police.

Police said some passengers were ejected from the vehicle as it rolled.

The passengers' injuries are said to be non-life threatening at this time, but based on the outcome of the investigation, charges will be pending for the driver of the truck.

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