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Albuquerque, NM - I-40 Scene of Injury Crash near NE Tijeras

January 22, 2023
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Albuquerque, NM (January 21, 2023) - A car accident was reported to police in Bernalillo County on Thursday morning, January 19. Sources say the accident happened on Interstate 40 near northeast Tijeras. 

The accident happened in the westbound lanes near milepost 180. It was first reported to authorities at approximately 8:15 a.m. The right lane and shoulder of the roadway were blocked while officials worked in the area. 

Multiple responders were observed at the scene including police and paramedics. At this time, it remains unclear how many people sustained injuries. 

Authorities in Albuquerque continue to investigate the details of the collision. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims. We hope for their full recovery.

Auto Accidents in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - I-40 Scene of Vehicle Crash near NE TijerasCar accidents occur all the time across New Mexico and throughout the United States. Approximately 6 million car accidents happen per year in the US, resulting in more than becoming3 million people becoming injured. On average, over the course of one year's time, over 35,000 people lose their lives in auto accidents in the United States. In the state of New Mexico, nearly 400 people are killed annually in car accidents.

Being severely injured in an auto accident can be an extremely difficult experience. You may have to stay in the hospital for days, weeks, or longer, which can be costly and exhausting. Your life may have been brought to a halt by a severe auto accident, and you could be suffering financially, physically, and emotionally. Depending on the severity of your accident, you may qualify for financial compensation for a number of damages. 

Driver negligence causes over 90% of reported car crashes in the United States. Currently, driver intoxication is the main reason car accidents happen in the Land of Enchantment. Every year, approximately 20,000 individuals sustain injuries in New Mexico car accidents. Most of these are caused by the negligent actions of drivers.

Working with an attorney when you’re hurt by driver negligence can be extremely beneficial to you and your family. You may be wondering how you’ll financially recover, and, by collecting financial compensation, you can do just that. A car crash lawyer in Albuquerque can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation so you can get your life back on track after being seriously hurt in an accident. 

Call Will Ferguson & Associates at (505) 243-5566 to speak with an Albuquerque personal injury attorney if you were wounded in a vehicle accident.

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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