Albuquerque, NM – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on I-25
Albuquerque, NM (October 18, 2019) – Albuquerque Police were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident that took the life of a victim on I-25 this morning.
According to authorities, the accident took place between a vehicle and a pedestrian in the northbound lanes of I-25. The Albuquerque Police Department confirmed that the unnamed pedestrian passed away due to their injuries at the scene of the collision.
None of the parties involved in the accident have been identified. The driver involved in the accident was not injured but they did remain at the scene of the accident.
No other details have been released regarding the accident. The investigation into the accident continues at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Mexico
Pedestrian injuries and fatalities are on the rise in New Mexico. In 2018, over 34 people were killed in vehicular accidents in just Albuquerque and these accidents continue to rise every year. When a pedestrian is struck by a large motor vehicle, they are more likely to sustain catastrophic injuries due to the collision. They might be in need of a variety of damages like lost wages, medical bills, and more as they move forward. It is important that a victim or their family speaks with a personal injury attorney in their time of need.
Our attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates understand how unexpectedly these accidents can happen and the life-changing consequences they bring with them. We have assisted many injured victims and helped them protect their legal rights after they have been harmed by the hands of a reckless party. If you have been injured in a crash at the hands of a negligent party, please do not hesitate to contact our law firm in New Mexico for more information at (505) 243-5566.
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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.