South Valley, NM - Pedestrian Killed in Crash at Coors Blvd & Blake Blvd
South Valley, NM (July 15, 2020) - Officials from the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office along with emergency responders were called to the scene of a deadly collision in the South Valley area on Tuesday morning, July 14. The accident took place near the intersection of Coors and Blake boulevards. The incident was reported at around 11:23 a.m.
The information currently available on the crash is limited at this time. The crash reportedly involved a pedestrian and another vehicle. The cause of the crash is still unknown.
The intersection was closed while emergency units were at the scene. An ongoing investigation into the crash is being managed by BCSO.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Albuquerque
The Governors Highway Safety Association reported that 250 more pedestrians were killed in vehicle collisions across the country in 2018 than in 2017. There were 6,227 pedestrians killed in crashes in 2018, the highest rate in over 28 years. New Mexico experienced a 47% increase in pedestrian fatalities during the first halves of both 2017 and 2018. The state has one of the highest pedestrian fatality rates in the country.
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 wrongful death 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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