Albuquerque, NM - UPDATE: Deadly Hit-&-Run at Coors & Bridge Blvd
Albuquerque, NM (March 15, 2020) - A deadly hit-and-run was reported in the Albuquerque area on Friday night, March 13th. The accident occurred at the corner of Coors and Bridge Boulevards. When authorities arrived at the scene, they found the deceased pedestrian lying on the roadway.
The man was reportedly struck and killed by a vehicle at the intersection. The driver fled the scene, and authorities have no information at this time on the identity of the at-fault party. No witnesses were present at the scene at the time of the crash.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is being handled by the Albuquerque Police Department.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Hit-&-Run Crashes in New Mexico
The rate of fatal hit-and-run accidents is increasing with each passing year. These crashes overwhelmingly impact pedestrians and cyclists who are most vulnerable to being severely injured in a collision. On average, someone is killed in a hit-and-run accident every 43 seconds.
There were 2,049 reported fatal hit-and-runs in 2016, the highest number on record. When a victim is killed by a driver who flees the scene, surviving family members may wonder if they can pursue legal action. An accomplished New Mexico hit-and-run attorney can help surviving families investigate the case and pursue options for legal compensation.
At Will Ferguson & Associates, we have helped countless hit-and-run victims and their families determine who is liable for their damages. Losing a loved one can be difficult, and we’re here to help. Give us a call at (505) 243-5566 to see what we can do.
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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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