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Albuquerque, NM - Injury Accident at Pennsylvania St & Central Ave

August 4, 2020
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Albuquerque, NM (August 4, 2020) - Paramedics and EMS vehicles were sighted at the scene of a collision on Saturday night, August 1. The accident occurred in the Albuquerque area at around 10:20 p.m. Reports from local authorities confirmed that at least one person was injured in the accident. 

The details currently available on the crash are limited. According to local sources, the crash happened at the corner of Pennsylvania Street SE and Central Avenue SE. There were reported injuries at the scene, but the severity of those injuries has not been reported. 

The area of the crash was closed while investigators and emergency personnel were present. The number of injured parties involved in the crash has not been disclosed by local authorities. The identities of the crash victims have not been released at this time. 

No further information on the crash has been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the collision is being managed by the Albuquerque Police Department. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

High-Speed Collisions in New Mexico 

Albuquerque, NM - Injury Accident at Pennsylvania St & Central AveWhen drivers speed, they increase their likelihood of being involved in a serious collision. Not only are speeding drivers more likely to crash, but the severity of the resulting injuries are magnified. Exceeding the speed limit or driving too fast for roadway conditions can impair a driver’s ability to safely operate their vehicle. Over the past two decades, high-speed collisions were involved in nearly one-third of fatal traffic accidents across the United States. There were 9,378 people killed by speeding drivers in 2018 alone, accounting for around 26% of reported roadway deaths that year. An average of 25 people were killed daily by speeding drivers in 2018. 

Car crashes in New Mexico are caused by a variety of roadway hazards, such as poor driving, excessive speed, unsafe road conditions, poor truck maintenance, road construction, and inadequate signage. Determining liability for a crash can be difficult and more complex than simply determining fault, and injured parties are often unprepared to protect their legal rights after a catastrophic accident. New Mexico car crash attorneys who specialize in car accidents work with car crash injury cases resulting from a variety of causes. 

At Will Ferguson & Associates, we believe that people who have been injured because of another’s negligence are entitled to fair compensation, and we have a proven history fighting for the legal rights of clients across New Mexico. Albuquerque crash victims are owed a debt and are entitled to be paid its full value —not just part of it — and a qualified personal injury attorney in Albuquerque can help you recover the complete value of your claim. Contact our law offices today at (505) 243-5566 if you have been unfairly injured in a New Mexico car accident to see what your legal options are to pursue lost compensation for your injuries and other damages resulting from a car crash.

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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