One vehicle accident in Meade County
Steven Rains - September 12, 2019 8:33 am
At approximately 8:27 Tuesday at K23 milepost 21 miles SW of the city of Meade a 2000 Ford Explorer driven by Robert R. Ledgerwood of Artesia New Mexico was northbound on K23 negotiating a long left hand curve. The vehicle for unknown reasons left the roadway to the right at highway speeds, over corrected back across the roadway and entered the west ditch in a passenger side broadside skid. the vehicle then tipped in the soft ditch bottom and rolled 3.5 times,coming to rest on it’s top next to a barbed wire fence. Mr. Ledgerwood was transported to Meade County Hospital with suspected serious injuries.