Albuquerque, NM - Injury Accident at Pan American Fwy & Jefferson St
Albuquerque, NM (September 20, 2020) - At least one person suffered injuries after a car accident in the Albuquerque area on Friday afternoon, September 18.
The accident occurred at around 4:32 p.m., according to reports from the Albuquerque Police Department. The site of the crash was reportedly located near the intersection of Pan American Freeway NE and Jefferson Street NE. At this time, the full extent of the resulting injuries has not been reported.
Authorities closed the site of the collision while investigators and first responders were present. The cause of the accident has not been reported at this time. No further updates on the cause of the crash have been provided.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is being managed by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
High-Speed Crashes in New Mexico
There are known dangers associated with exceeding the speed limit. New Mexico drivers have a particularly bad habit of speeding. According to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, New Mexico was ranked 12th in the nation for speeding drivers. Thousands of people are killed annually in high-speed crashes. In 2018, a total of 9,378 people died in crashes involving speeding drivers, accounting for nearly 26% of roadway fatalities that year.
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.
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