Albuquerque, NM - Crash at 98th St & Dennis Chavez Blvd Ends in Injuries
Albuquerque, NM (September 17, 2020) - Emergency responders were called to the site of a car accident in the Albuquerque area late on Wednesday evening, September 16, at around 8:09 p.m.
The information currently available on the crash is limited at this time. Initial reports from the Albuquerque Police Department revealed that the site of the crash was located at the intersection of 98th Street SW and Dennis Chavez Blvd. At least one person at the site of the accident has not been provided.
The extent of the resulting injuries has not been provided. Paramedics and EMS vehicles were present at the scene to render aid to the injured parties. No updates on the factors contributing to the crash have been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
High-Speed Crashes in Bernalillo County
Over the past twenty years, speeding has been involved in nearly one-third of deadly collisions reported across the country. Thousands of people are killed annually by speeding drivers, and those injured in high-speed crashes often suffer much more severe injuries due to the force of impact. In 2018, there were 9,378 people killed in high-speed crashes, accounting for roughly 26% of deadly collisions that year. An average of 25 people were killed daily in high-speed collisions in 2018.
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.
At Fergusonlaw.com, we believe that people who have been injured because of another’s negligence are entitled to fair compensation, and we have a proven history fighting for the legal rights of clients across New Mexico. Albuquerque crash victims are owed a debt and are entitled to be paid its full value —not just part of it — and a qualified personal injury attorney in Albuquerque can help you recover the complete value of your claim. Contact our law offices today at (505) 243-5566 if you have been unfairly injured in a New Mexico car accident to see what your legal options are to pursue lost compensation for your injuries and other damages resulting from a car crash.
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