Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Killed in Deadly Crash on Central Ave
Albuquerque, NM (January 28, 2021) - A pedestrian suffered fatal injuries after being involved in a vehicle collision late on Wednesday night, January 27.
The cause of the deadly pedestrian crash has not been revealed at this time. The crash reportedly took place at around 11 p.m. near the intersection of Central Avenue NE and Charleston Street NE. Local reports revealed that the fatal accident involved a pedestrian and a motor vehicle.
Emergency responders were dispatched to the site of the crash but were unable to revive the injured pedestrian. The identity of the deceased party has not been provided at this time. No further information on the accident has been provided.
An ongoing investigation into the fatal crash is currently underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Albuquerque
Pedestrian fatalities are on the rise across the United States, despite a general decline in overall traffic fatalities. Statistics reveal that pedestrians are nearly 1.5 times more likely to be killed in a collision involving a motor vehicle. In 2017, there were 5,977 reported pedestrian fatalities nationwide, with a pedestrian dying every 88 minutes on average. That year, New Mexico had the highest pedestrian fatality rate in the country according to a report from the Governor’s Highway Safety Association.
When the negligence of another person results in the loss of a loved one, it is natural that surviving family members would want to seek justice. A New Mexico wrongful death lawsuit could give them the financial compensation needed to cover funeral expenses and burial costs, medical expenses, mental suffering, and other damages related to a deadly accident. New Mexico wrongful death claims involve many complicated laws, including strict statutes of limitations and rules regarding who can file, so it helps to have the help of a qualified legal team on your side.
When you have lost a loved one in an accident that should never have happened, you need to speak with an Albuquerque pedestrian accident lawyer immediately to discuss your options for compensation. Will Ferguson & Associates knows that no amount of money in the world can truly be enough to compensate for the loss of a loved one. If you have recently lost a family member in a sudden crash, call us today at (505) 243-5566 to see how we can help.
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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.