Albuquerque, NM - Injury Crash at Wyoming Blvd & Candelaria Rd
Albuquerque, NM (July 24, 2020) - A crash in the Albuquerque area resulted in injuries. Local sources revealed that the accident occurred on Thursday afternoon, July 23. Emergency responders were called to the scene along with officials from the Albuquerque Police Department.
According to initial reports, the accident took place at around 2:34 p.m. The site of the crash was located at the intersection of Wyoming Boulevard NE and Candelaria Road NE. At least one person at the scene sustained injured in the crash. At this time, the severity of the resulting injuries has not been disclosed. The number of injured parties at the scene is not known.
The intersection was closed while investigators were present. Paramedics evaluated the conditions of the injured parties and rendered medical aid. At this time, no further details on the collision have been released.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is being conducted by local law enforcement.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Intersection Collisions in Albuquerque
Intersections are the location of a significant portion of car crashes reported each year, despite only making up a minority of roadways in the United States. These collisions account for around 40% of reported accidents each year, with a reported 2.5 million intersection collisions taking place annually. This makes intersection crashes the second-largest crash category in the nation, accounting for 50% of injury collisions and 20% of fatal crashes reported each year. The leading cause of these crashes is drivers who fail to yield the right of way.
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.
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