Albuquerque, NM - Teen Involved in Hit-&-Run at 98th St & Sage Rd
Albuquerque, NM (March 5, 2020) - An Atrisco High School student was involved in a hit-and-run collision in Albuquerque on Wednesday, March 4th. The accident took place at the intersection of 98th Street and Sage Road. The 18-year-old woman was driving in a new car when she was hit by another driver, causing the vehicle to spin out.
An Albuquerque police officer was behind her at the time of the crash and stopped to assist her. The driver fled the scene, and few details are known about him or her at this time. The severity of the resulting injuries isn’t currently known.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Hit-&-Run Crashes in Albuquerque
Hit-and-run collisions are traumatic events that often leave victims seriously injured. These crashes happen far too often, despite the fact that committing a hit-and-run is illegal in New Mexico. Each year, there are an estimated 737,000 reported hit-and-run collisions.
Hit-and-run victims often feel overwhelmed and alone. The identity of the driver that hit hem is often unknown, leaving them feeling as if they lack any legal recourse. A qualified New Mexico car crash attorney can help injured parties pursue all possible avenues for compensation.
At Will Ferguson & Associates, we have the resources to ensure your case is treated fairly. We can help you construct a strong case and defend your claim while you focus on recovery. Contact our offices 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.
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