Albuquerque, NM - Crash at Academy Rd & McKinney Dr Ends in Injuries
Albuquerque, NM (September 18, 2020) - A crash in the Albuquerque on Thursday morning, September 17, resulted in injuries according to reports from Albuquerque Fire Rescue.
At least one person involved in the crash sustained injuries, but the severity of those injuries has not been reported at this time. The site of the crash was reportedly located near the corner of Academy Road NE and McKinney Drive NE.
Emergency responders were dispatched to the site of the accident at around 9:30 a.m. that morning. While first responders were present, the site of the accident was closed. The injured parties were provided medical aid by responding paramedics.
No further updates on the accident have been provided. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Crashes in New Mexico
Drivers in New Mexico are some of the worst in the nation. In fact, it has been found that New Mexico drivers are the second-worst in the United States, and this is confirmed by findings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The state ranked fifth in the nation for careless driving cases, twelfth for speeding, and tenth for the highest rates of drunk driving arrests. On average, there are more than 40,000 car accidents reported in New Mexico each year contributing to nearly 25,000 injuries.
In the state of New Mexico, plaintiffs injured in a vehicle collision have a right to be fully compensated for injuries resulting from the actions of a negligent party. When calculating the extent of a victim’s damages, many different factors are taken into consideration, including the suffering endured by the victim and the extent of their financial damages resulting from a New Mexico car accident. Considering all these factors can be overwhelming for those trying their best to recover after a car accident.
At Will Ferguson & Associates, we believe in ensuring that the legal system remains fair, effective, and efficient. Our team of New Mexico personal injury attorneys has an ethical obligation to vigorously and competently defend your rights within the law. We will fight for your legal rights and make sure that you recover the full compensation you deserve. No crash victim should be left holding the bill for an accident caused by another’s negligence. Contact our offices today at (505) 243-5566 to discuss your case if you have been injured in a New Mexico car crash.
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