Albuquerque, NM - Injury Crash Closes I-40 Near Carlisle Blvd
Albuquerque, NM (November 17, 2019) - There were reports of a car accident on Interstate 40 WB in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The accident took place on Saturday, November 16th, near the intersection with Carlisle Blvd. Local authorities responded to the scene of the accident at around 5:10 p.m. that evening.
There were reported injuries caused by the crash. The two right lanes of I-40 WB were shut down due to police activity. Paramedics responded to the scene to provide medical aid to those involved in the crash.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being handled by the Albuquerque Police Department. The identities of the injured parties have been withheld.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Texting & Driving Accidents in New Mexico
A shocking number of drivers admit to texting while operating a motor vehicle. The temptation to check a phone -- even when driving a car -- is too hard for many people to resist. Sadly, this results in countless collisions each year.
Statistics show that nearly 1.6 million crashes are the result of texting and driving each year. These accidents cause injury to 390,000 people. Texting while driving is a preventable action, and reckless drivers deserve to be held liable for their negligence.
The experienced New Mexico car crash lawyers at Will Ferguson & Associates can provide you with the legal representation necessary for a successful personal injury claim. We have helped countless others recover their deserved compensation after a crash. Give us a call at (505) 243-5566 if you believe you have grounds for a claim.
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