Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Accident at 5th St & Lead Ave
Albuquerque, NM (November 4, 2019) - A pedestrian was involved in an accident on Sunday, November 3rd, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The crash site was located near the intersection of Lead Avenue SW and 5th Street SW. Officers from the Albuquerque Police Department responded to the accident at around 10:50 p.m. that evening.
The circumstances of the crash are not known at this time. APD was present to render aid to the injured pedestrian at the scene. The severity of the collision is not known at this time.
No other information about the crash is known. APD is handling the inquiry into the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
New Mexico Pedestrian Accidents
Crashes typically involve two vehicles. However, there are cases where pedestrians are struck while walking on the road or at a crosswalk. These accidents can be quite serious and sometimes even life-threatening.
New Mexico had the highest pedestrian fatality rate of all states in 2017. In 2018, there were 82 reported pedestrian fatalities in the state. Victims should protect their legal rights with the help of an experienced New Mexico pedestrian injury attorney.
Pedestrian crashes often result in deadly injuries. Will Ferguson & Associates can help injured pedestrians recover a satisfactory settlement after being struck by another driver. If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian crash, give us a call at (505) 243-5566.
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