State Police officer recovering after head-on collision

New Mexico

SILVER CITY, N.M. (KRQE) – A New Mexico State Police officer is recovering after being involved in a head-on crash.

State police say the crash happened on State Road 90 between Silver City and Lordsburg. Police say the crash involved officer Thaxter Richard and another unknown driver.

Officials say both drivers were taken to the hospital with unknown injuries but they are believed to be non-life threatening.

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