Two Lea County Deputies Injured in Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

NEAR ENCINO, N.M. - Two Lea County deputies walk away from a major rollover with only minor injuries.

We're told deputies Chris Rider and Victor Hernandez were driving a van to transport inmates outside of Encino, New Mexico when for some reason the van rolled over.

The deputies managed to get out with only minor injuries but they were taken to the hospital to get checked out.

No prisoners were in the van and no other vehicles were involved in the wreck.

New Mexico State Police are investigating.