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Albuquerque, NM - Injury-Causing Collision on I-40 near Rio Grande Blvd

December 16, 2022
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Albuquerque, NM (December 16, 2022) - A car accident occurred in Albuquerque on Friday, December 16, and at least one person was hurt.

Paramedics were summoned to 40 EB near Rio Grande Boulevard at roughly 7:39 a.m. The injured victims received aid from nearby medical professionals. Before tow trucks could remove the resulting rubble, the area was shut off.

No further information on the crash has been made public at this time. 

Local law enforcement is in charge of the ongoing accident investigation. 

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

Speeding-Related Collisions in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Injury-Causing Collision on I-40 near Rio Grande BlvdOver 19% of drivers engaged in car accidents were speeding, and speeding-related collisions were responsible for 29% of the fatalities reported countrywide. Between 2011 and 2020, there were 13% more speed-related fatalities—from 10,001 to 11,258—than there were in the previous year. Each year, thousands of people lose their lives in high-speed collisions across the country.

You can be sure that your vehicle accident will bring up new challenges. You could have to deal with extra issues on top of the ones you already have. If you want to be sure that your legal rights are upheld and that you are treated fairly and in accordance with the law, you should consult with a lawyer. The best course of action is to retain legal counsel as soon as possible after being involved in an accident. 

After being hurt in a car accident, your top priority should be to get better as soon as you can. As you start to recover, you need to make sure that you call an attorney. Everyone harmed in an automobile accident has the right to get reasonable compensation for their suffering, regardless of their financial situation. The process can be more difficult than you might imagine because major insurance companies regularly undervalue claims and occasionally outright refuse to pay legitimate claims. When victims are most in need, a large majority of insurance firms reject fair settlements. 

If you require legal representation following a car accident that you believe was brought on by the negligence of another motorist, get in touch with the attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates. You may be entitled to monetary compensation for your damages. Our attorneys can help you determine the full extent of your damages and pursue fair compensation after you were hurt in an auto accident.

Call (505) 243-5566 to schedule a consultation with an Albuquerque personal injury attorney if you would like to find out more about your constitutionally guaranteed right to pursue financial compensation for losses sustained in an 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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