Albuquerque, NM - Driver Injured in Hit-&-Run at San Mateo Blvd & Candelaria Rd
Albuquerque, NM (January 1, 2022) - A man was arrested following a hit-and-run crash that left one person injured in Albuquerque on Friday morning, December 31. The accident was reported at the intersection of San Mateo Boulevard and Candelaria Road at around 1:43 a.m.
Local sources revealed that a 2007 gold Hyundai was traveling southbound at a high rate of speed when the vehicle rear-ended a silver Toyota vehicle. The driver of the Hyundai fled the scene. The driver was later found and identified as Christian Pacheco. Pacheco was arrested for driving under the influence.
The driver of the Toyota sustained serious injuries and was transported to the University of New Mexico Hospital. No further information has been revealed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Rear-End Crashes in New Mexico
Rear-end accidents account for over 20% of fatal two-vehicle fatalities and almost 29% of all car accidents involving injuries. Every year, about 2.5 million rear-end collisions are recorded, resulting in thousands of deaths and hundreds of thousands of injuries. The motorist from behind is almost always to blame for rear-end collisions.
The sooner you file a claim after a car accident, the more likely you are to receive fair compensation. Disruptions and other issues are almost unavoidable when working with a large insurance company. This is especially true if you are not represented by a personal injury lawyer. Due to their injuries and other damages caused by the accident, victims may find it difficult to pursue a personal injury claim. You should contact an attorney as soon as possible if you want to be fairly compensated.
Following a car accident, it's natural to be concerned about your financial and emotional well-being. You have a better chance of winning your personal injury claim if you file a claim and seek compensation with the help of an Albuquerque auto accident lawyer.
Auto Accident Attorneys in Albuquerque
In order to reclaim control of your life, you have the legal right to seek compensation for your losses. Will Ferguson & Associates is dedicated to assisting clients in obtaining the monetary compensation they are entitled to as a result of their injuries. Our legal team will go to great lengths to ensure you receive the maximum amount of compensation allowed by law. Please contact us for more information so that we can talk about your recovery options.
If you've been hurt in a car accident caused by another driver's carelessness or negligence, call an Albuquerque personal injury lawyer at (505) 243-5566.
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