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Albuquerque, NM - Auto Crash with Injuries on Isleta Blvd near Rio Bravo Blvd

November 20, 2022
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Albuquerque, NM (November 19, 2022) - Police in Albuquerque responded to the scene of a car accident Thursday morning, November 17. The incident occurred between two vehicles for reasons still being investigated. 

According to reports, the crash happened near Rio Bravo Boulevard Southwest, in the neighborhood of Del Rio Acres. Dispatchers first received calls concerning the wreck just before 6:00 a.m. 

What caused the incident remains unclear at this time. Police stated that a truck and a van were involved. 

Traffic delays were seen in the area for some time on the morning of November 17. Police urged local drivers to use different travel routes while the scene was occupied by first responders. 

We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries. 

Car Wrecks in Albuquerque

Tens of thousands of car crashes happen in New Mexico per year. These wrecks injure around 20,000 people annually while taking the lives of about 400 people. Car wrecks happen most often in New Mexico due to speeding and driver distraction. Driver distraction is the main cause of auto crashes throughout the nation, causing more than 400,000 vehicle crashes per year. 

Drivers who speed, drive drunk, and are over-tired also cause thousands of auto crashes per year. Most of the car crashes reported in the nation are caused by negligent drivers. In the United States, over 3 million people are hurt per year in auto crashes. This is alarming when we consider that the main cause of these wrecks is negligent driving. 

Negligent drivers are often fined and jailed depending on the types of accidents they cause and their severity.  In the United States, it is illegal to drive negligently, as it usually leads to serious injuries and even death. Regardless of this fact, people continue to engage in negligent acts while behind the wheel. If you or a loved one has recently been hurt in a car wreck caused by driver negligence, you should call a car crash lawyer at your earliest convenience. A lawyer can help you get the money you need to pay for the costs related to your wreck. 

Even if you may have partially caused your crash, you can still collect compensation to aid in your recovery. For example, if the court finds you to be 30% responsible for your crash, you can still collect approximately 70% of the available financial compensation. 

The law office of Will Ferguson & Associates has decades of experience helping injured crash victims fully recover from their injuries and the difficult experience of being hurt in a car wreck. You can call our law office at (505) 243-5566 to learn more about your legal options from a skilled Albuquerque car accident lawyer.

Note: This post was created specifically utilizing secondary sources. It is to be used independently by Will Ferguson & Associates. Our team has not autonomously verified the information used by these news sources and, if any information seems to be inaccurate, please reach out and let us know so we can immediately make corrections as they become necessary.

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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