Albuquerque, NM - I-40 & Washington St Site of Crash with Injuries
Albuquerque, NM (March 22, 2022) - On Thursday, March 17, at least one person was injured in a serious vehicle accident in Albuquerque, according to local officials. The accident happened at 4:19 p.m. at the intersection of Interstate 40 WB and Washington Street, according to preliminary reports.
To assist the victims, emergency responders were dispatched to the scene. As a result of the collision, several lanes were closed. There are few details about the extent of the related damages available at this time. Those who were injured in the accident were treated by local paramedics. The identities of those who were hurt have yet to be revealed.
Local authorities are looking into what caused the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Intersection Collisions in New Mexico
Intersections are extremely dangerous, causing nearly half of all serious injuries and a quarter of all traffic deaths in the United States each year. Left-hand turns account for nearly a quarter of all intersection collisions. According to the Federal Highway Administration, nearly 2.5 million car accidents occur at intersections each year, accounting for more than 40% of all reported car accidents in the United States.
If you are injured in a traffic accident in New Mexico, you have the right to full compensation for your injuries and other damages. This is especially true if your injuries were caused by the negligence of another party. Calculating the exact amount of your losses can be difficult. To arrive at an accurate figure, many different factors must be considered. The extent of the victim's pain and suffering, as well as their financial losses as a result of the car accident, are important considerations in your case. Without the assistance of an Albuquerque car accident lawyer, filing a claim can be difficult.
Car Crash Attorneys in Albuquerque
No one should be held responsible for an accident caused by the negligence of others. Will Ferguson & Associates believes that serious car accident victims are still treated fairly by the legal system. After you have been wrongfully injured by another person, our lawyers have an ethical obligation to fight tirelessly to protect your legal rights. By ensuring that your legal rights are protected, our legal team will vigorously advocate for the full value of your compensation.
If you have been injured in a car accident, call an Albuquerque law firm today at (505) 243-5566 to discuss your case.
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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.