On September 6, 2022 at approximately 4:20 PM, Curry County Court Deputy Amy Jo McKenna was injured in a single-vehicle crash on US 70 in Chaves County, New Mexico. Deputy McKenna was assisting with a court-ordered medical transport to a facility in Roswell.
Deputy McKenna, along with the patient and 2-emergency medical services personnel were traveling from Clovis to Roswell in an ambulance operated by the Texico, New Mexico Fire Department. For unknown reasons, the ambulance left the roadway and rolled. All occupants received serious injuries and were transported by ambulance to the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell. Deputy McKenna was subsequently airlifted to a medical facility in El Paso, Texas. Information on the severity of Deputy McKenna’s injuries as well as the rest of the vehicle’s occupants have not been disclosed.
The crash is being investigated by the New Mexico State Police.