Albuquerque, NM - Columbia Dr & Lead Ave Site of Fatal Car Crash
Albuquerque, NM (October 17, 2021) - There was a deadly auto accident reported in the Albuquerque area on Saturday, October 16.
The crash was reported early that morning at around 8:51 a.m. According to the Albuquerque Police Department, the scene was located at the crossing of Columbia Drive and Lead Avenue south of the University of New Mexico. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene.
The area was closed for several hours while paramedics were on-site. At this time, the number of involved parties has not yet been revealed. No additional information has been disclosed at this time.
An ongoing crash investigation is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Auto Accidents in New Mexico
Automobile accidents are the main cause of death and serious injury in the United States. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, New Mexico has one of the highest rates of fatal car accidents in the country. A car collision occurs every 12 minutes, according to data from New Mexico. Almost 40,000 people are injured in car accidents across the state each year. Every time you get behind the wheel of a car, your risk of injury or death increases.
Accident victims may be able to hire an Albuquerque personal injury lawyer to help them receive full compensation for their losses.
The defendant should compensate the families for the expenses incurred as a result of the accident. This could only be done by an Albuquerque car accident lawyer who has vast expertise in representing the families of victims in wrongful death cases.
Wrongful death lawsuits seek compensation for the death of a loved one as a result of another's negligence. Compensation isn't always as simple as it looks to be. The culpable party should be held liable even if the victim perished as a result of the mishap. It's not unusual for people whose insurance companies are at fault in a deadly accident to try to blame someone else.
Albuquerque Auto Accident Lawyers
Filing a lawsuit after the death of a loved one may be the last thing on your mind. You are not, however, obligated to do so on your own. Will Ferguson & Associates recognizes that no amount of money can ever compensate for the loss of a loved one. As our Albuquerque wrongful death attorneys have seen personally, a bad car accident can have devastating financial consequences. Our legal team will fight to obtain you the money you deserve after you've lost a loved one. We will fight to the bitter end to hold those responsible for a horrific event accountable.
Call (505) 243-5566 right now to speak with a wrongful death attorney in Albuquerque.
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Disclaimer: At Will Ferguson & Associates, it is our goal to honor the victims of the nightmarish accidents that often take place in New Mexico. We would also like to familiarize the public with ways they can avoid a similar fate and what they can do, should the unthinkable happen. The information contained within this article is not to be viewed as any type of medical or legal advice. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.