Albuquerque, NM - Car Crash at San Mateo Blvd & I-40
Albuquerque, NM (November 21, 2019) - A collision took place on Interstate 40 earlier today in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Authorities responded to the accident at around 11:06 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, November 21st. The crash took place near the intersection with San Mateo Boulevard.
The crash site was located at mile marker 162 on I-40. The left lane and left shoulder were closed following the crash. Paramedics were present to render aid to those at the scene.
The identities of the involved parties were not released. Local authorities are conducting an investigation into the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Albuquerque Unsafe Lane Changes Accidents
When a driver changes lanes dangerously, putting themselves and others at risk, they are making an unsafe lane change. These types of collisions can result in serious injuries, especially at highway speeds. Many times, drivers will strike another vehicle making a lane change due to distraction or lack of focus.
Each year, it is estimated that more than 34,000 people are seriously injured due to improper lane changes. Nearly 6,000 people lose their lives annually in these collisions. Victims may be able to recover lost compensation with the help of an Albuquerque car accident lawyer.
Will Ferguson & Associates has years of experience helping those injured in a sudden car crash. We can help increase your chances of a successful claim. Give us a call at (505) 243-5566 if you or a loved one has been injured by a reckless driver.
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