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Albuquerque, NM - Injuries Reported in Major Car Crash on NM 51 near Ash Canyon

January 8, 2023
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Albuquerque, NM (January 7, 2023) - At least one person was hurt in a car accident that happened in Albuquerque on the morning of Friday, January 6. 

At approximately 11:42 a.m., crews were dispatched to the scene to render aid and investigate the details of the incident. The accident was reported at milepost 5 on New Mexico 51 near Ash Canyon, just south of New Mexico State Road 177. 

A section of the roadway was blocked off in both directions while emergency responders worked at the scene. Further information has not been provided at this time. 

Local drivers were asked to slow down and use caution in the area. Traffic delays were observed. 

One or more people required emergency care on-site. The total number of injured parties has not been reported. 

We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries. 

New Mexico Auto Accidents

Albuquerque, NM - Major Car Crash on NM 51 near Truth or ConsequencesCar crashes in the United States and New Mexico happen all the time. Though driving or riding in a vehicle is probably something you do on a daily basis, it is also one of the most dangerous things you do. Car wrecks cause injuries to over 3 million people per year in the United States every year. There are a reported 6 million car crashes that happen in the US annually. 

In New Mexico, we have around 60,000 vehicle accidents per year. These accidents lead to injuries for more than 20,000 people. Some of the different types of injuries that can result from  a car accident include whiplash, broken bones, disfigurement, etc. These injuries can be debilitating and difficult to fully recover from without extensive medical care that can cost a fortune. 

A car crash attorney in Albuquerque will help you if you or someone you love have been hurt in a wreck caused by negligence. A lawyer will know how to get you the maximum compensation available for your injuries and losses. New Mexico law says that when a negligent driver causes a car crash that ends in injuries, the injured victims deserve financial compensation for their injuries and losses. 

Different types of negligence exist, including distraction, fatigue, and intoxication. Speeding and disobeying traffic rules/regulations are also dangerous forms of driver negligence. When a crash is caused by a negligent driver, the injuries that result from the accident are often much more severe than those suffered in another type of crash. This is due to the reckless and careless nature that negligent drivers use when they drive. 

Call the law office of Will Ferguson & Associates as soon as you can to be connected with a skilled lawyer concerning your case. We have been in the business of helping injured crash victims recover for decades and work hard to make sure our clients are in the best possible position to move forward. We don’t charge any fees unless you’re awarded compensation for your injuries and losses. Call our law firm at (505) 243-5566 to speak with a lawyer regarding your case. 

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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