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Albuquerque, NM - Major Vehicle Crash on US 60 near Tolar, Mile Post 349

October 2, 2022
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Albuquerque, NM (October 2, 2022) - On the morning of October 2, a major car accident happened in Albuquerque. At approximately 7:56 a.m., emergency crews were sent to the scene of a car wreck on US 60. 

Information from local reports shows that the collision occurred on US 60 near mile marker 349, three miles east of Tolar. What caused the wreck is still under investigation by area authorities at this time. 

Emergency medical responders helped injured crash victims in the area. One or more people were transported from the scene to a local hospital for treatment. 

The involved parties' identities have not currently been released. Delays in traffic ensued in the area for some time while Albuquerque police worked to secure the scene. 

We hope for the complete recovery of those with injuries. 

No further information has been reported concerning the nature of the collision at this time. 

New Mexico Vehicle Accidents

Albuquerque, NM - Major Vehicle Crash on US 60 near Tolar, Mile Post 349There are over 60,000 auto accidents reported in New Mexico each year. Approximately 20,000 individuals sustain severe injuries in these accidents each year and over 300 are killed. The most populated city in New Mexico, Albuquerque, is home to over 500,000 people This state is the 32nd most populous state in the nation. The New Mexico Department of Transportation reports that a car wreck happens about once every half hour in Bernalillo County, the central county of the Albuquerque metropolitan area. 

Throughout the nation, car wrecks have become a serious problem. In the United States, more than 6 million vehicle accidents happen every year, and the number continues to rise. Due to the constant use of smartphones, people are always distracted, even when they are driving motor vehicles.

More than 400,000 auto crashes are caused by distracted drivers per year. The lives of over 3,000 people are cut short each year due to the actions of distracted drivers. Distracted driving is one of many forms of driver negligence that cause millions of car wrecks every single year. Driver negligence can be displayed in  many ways, including distraction, intoxication, speeding, and fatuge. When you or a loved one of yours has been hurt in a car wreck caused by driver negligence, you may have options available to help you make a financial recovery. 

Your life can be changed instantaneously be a severe auto crash. It is basically impossible to put a price on the pain and suffering you may be dealing with in relation to your accident, however, an auto crash lawyer who is well versed in personal injury law can help you collect compensation for a wide array of aspects related to your recent accident and the injuries that followed. 

The Albuquerque car crash attorneys from Will Ferguson & Associates have worked for decades to help injured parties make full financial recoveries after they are hurt by the negligent actions of other motorists. We work hard to recover the financial compensation you deserve. You may be able to collect compensation for  vehicle repairs, medical bills, stress, wage loss, loss of enjoyment of life, mental anguish, humiliation, disfigurement, etc.

Call (505) 243-5566 to speak with an experienced Albuquerque car accident lawyer about your legal options if you or a member of your family has been injured in a vehicle 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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