Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Hurt Spectator Sues Sports League, City.(Metropolitan)


A spectator who was injured at Haynes Park in Rio Rancho when she was tackled near the sideline during a recreational football game in March is suing the New Mexico Football League, its commissioner and the city.

Zaymee Arellano "suffered severe, permanent injury and over $20,000 in medical bills," according to the lawsuit filed Jan. 4 in 13th Judicial District Court.

During the full-contact adult league football game at Roskos Field at Haynes Park, Arellano and her 2-year-old son were tackled by five to seven players as a play overflowed across the boundaries of the field, according to the lawsuit. …

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