Albuquerque, NM - Deadly Crash near Rte 66 Casino on I-40
Albuquerque, NM (September 27, 2021) - A woman was killed and two others were injured in the aftermath of a car crash in Albuquerque on Monday, September 27.
The incident was reported early that morning at around 9:06 a.m. The scene was located on Interstate 40 EB east of the Route 66 Casino. The deceased party was reportedly traveling down the highway when her vehicle overturned.
The driver suffered fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. Two juvenile passengers were transported to the University of New Mexico Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. No further information on the deadly accident has been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Auto Accidents in New Mexico
Automobile accidents are the main cause of death and serious injury in the United States. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, New Mexico has one of the highest rates of fatal car accidents in the country. According to regulators in New Mexico, one car accident occurs every 12 minutes. Approximately 40,000 people are wounded or killed in car accidents in the state each year. In the state of New Mexico, 25,000 people are injured or killed in car accidents each year. Every time you get behind the wheel of a car, your risk of injury or death increases.
Accident victims may be able to hire an Albuquerque personal injury lawyer to help them get full compensation for their losses.
Families who have lost a loved one as a result of another's negligence are understandably inclined to seek redress. Wrongful death claims are one of the most difficult to win. A wrongful death lawsuit may be able to compensate families for funeral and burial costs, medical expenditures, mental anguish, and other damages incurred as a result of a deadly accident. Wrongful death cases are subject to a host of rules and regulations, including time limits and who can file them. That is why having a skilled Albuquerque auto accident attorney on your side is advantageous.
Albuquerque Wrongful Death Lawyers
When a loved one is killed in an accident that may have been avoided, there are options for recompense. To learn more, speak with an Albuquerque wrongful death lawyer right now. Will Ferguson & Associates believes that no amount of money will ever be able to compensate for the loss of a loved one. Our attorneys understand the financial hardships that befall those who have lost a loved one.
If you've recently lost a loved one in an accident, call a New Mexico wrongful death attorney at (505) 243-5566 right away. We can help.
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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.