Albuquerque, NM - Injury Accident at Lead Ave & University Blvd
Albuquerque, NM (July 17, 2020) - A collision in the Albuquerque area required assistance from emergency personnel. According to local sources, the crash occurred on Thursday, July 16, just before noon. Emergency response units and the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) responded to the scene at around 11:25 a.m. Initial reports revealed that at least one person at the scene of the crash suffered injuries. The extent of the resulting damages is not known at this time.
Reports from local authorities revealed that the accident occurred at the intersection of Lead Avenue and University Boulevard. For unknown reasons, two vehicles collided and caused the crash. The number of victims injured in the crash is still unknown. Authorities have not yet released the cause of the accident or other related factors. The identities of the injured parties have been withheld by local authorities.
No further updates on the conditions of the injured victims are available at this time. APD is currently handling the investigation into the cause of the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Crashes in New Mexico
New Mexico is a state that attracts countless tourists each year to marvel at the beautiful scenery. Because of this, drivers travel hundreds of millions of miles across the state each year. This increased level of traffic means that the risk of a car crash is increased significantly.
Car accidents are the leading cause of serious injury and death for New Mexican residents. There are an estimated 40,000 crashes reported across the state each year, with a car accident occurring every 12 minutes on average. These crashes contribute to nearly 25,000 injuries annually, with an injury collision taking place every 26 minutes. These accidents are often caused by reckless or inattentive drivers who breach their duty to share the road safely with other drivers.
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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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.