Albuquerque, NM - Accident with Injuries at 8th St & Coal Ave
Albuquerque, NM (October 17, 2020) - There were reported injuries following a car accident in Albuquerque at around 9:29 a.m. on Friday morning, October 16.
The information currently available on the crash is limited at this time. Local sources revealed that the crash occurred near the corner of 8th Street SW and Coal Avenue SW. The cause of the accident has not been reported by local authorities.
Emergency responders were present at the scene to render aid to the crash victims. The severity and number of resulting injuries have not been revealed. No further information on the crash has been provided.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being managed by the Albuquerque Police Department.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Intersection Car Accidents in Albuquerque
Intersections are a hotspot for serious car accidents across Albuquerque. The Federal Highway Administration reports that there are more than 2.5 million intersection crashes reported across the country each year, accounting for roughly 40% of reported car accidents. Intersection crashes are overwhelmingly caused by drivers who fail to yield the right of way, and failure to yield was involved in more than 6,000 car crashes in New Mexico in 2015.
Car crashes in New Mexico are caused by a variety of roadway hazards, such as poor driving, excessive speed, unsafe road conditions, poor truck maintenance, road construction, and inadequate signage. Determining liability for a crash can be difficult and more complex than simply determining fault, and injured parties are often unprepared to protect their legal rights after a catastrophic accident. New Mexico car crash attorneys who specialize in car accidents work with car crash injury cases resulting from a variety of causes.
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