Albuquerque, NM - Victims Hurt in Two-Car Crash at Rhode Island St & Menaul Blvd
Albuquerque, NM (December 7, 2022) - There were reported injuries after a traffic accident in the Albuquerque area on Wednesday afternoon, December 7.
The crash was reported at around 12:07 p.m. at the corner of Rhode Island Street and Menaul Boulevard. Two vehicles were reportedly involved in the collision. The area was closed while emergency crews provided aid to the involved parties.
The severity and number of resulting injuries have not yet been confirmed.
Local authorities are handling the ongoing crash investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
New Mexico High-Speed Collisions
The state was recently listed as having the highest annual number of fatal auto accidents involving speed. Nearly 2,000 fatalities occurred throughout the nine years under investigation where speeding was a factor. In fact, a recent study found that speed contributes to 37% of all fatal crashes in New Mexico. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, New Mexico placed fifth for the majority of cases of reckless driving, 12th for speeding, and 10th for the majority of arrests for drunk driving.
After a car accident, filing an accident claim in New Mexico can be difficult and complicated. You will require a nearby attorney that specializes in litigating personal injury cases. Then, to ensure that they can effectively represent you and negotiate for a fair settlement, you should confirm that they are familiar with every aspect of New Mexico's laws governing auto accidents.
Driving necessitates attention and caution. Although car accidents can occur at any moment, they are more likely to occur when negligent drivers endanger the lives of other motorists by breaching the law. There are several persons who may be held liable for your accident and the injuries you sustained, so your attorney will conduct a comprehensive investigation to ascertain who was at fault.
There are precise steps you must follow to protect your rights before filing a claim for monetary compensation for injuries caused by a car accident. The state's legal framework could be difficult for you to fully appreciate on your own. You should speak with a lawyer about your accident. The lawyers at Will Ferguson & Associates may be able to provide you with the support you need to recover completely if you were injured in a car accident.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a car accident, call an Albuquerque personal injury lawyer at (505) 243-5566.
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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.