Albuquerque, NM - Motorcycle Injury Accident at I-40 & Louisiana Blvd
Albuquerque, NM (September 22, 2020) - Emergency responders and local law enforcement officials were called to the scene of a collision in Albuquerque at around 7:30 p.m. on Sunday night, September 20.
Local reports revealed that the accident occurred on Interstate 40 (Coronado Freeway) EB near the Louisiana Boulevard off-ramp. The crash was reported to have involved a motorcycle and resulted in various injuries. The rider was ejected from the bike during the accident.
The injured rider sustained significant head trauma and was bleeding heavily when responders arrived. At this time, no updates on the condition of the injured rider have been provided. The identity of the victim has not been disclosed.
No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Albuquerque
Motorcyclists experience unique dangers when traveling the roads of New Mexico. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 80% of motorcycle accidents result in injury or fatality. The NHTSA also recorded that there was a 5.1% increase in motorcycle fatalities from 2015 to 2016 with a total of 5,286 motorcyclists dying that year. Of those deaths, 42 occurred right here in New Mexico. Around 94% of those killed in motorcycle accidents were operators of the bike.
Every day, a motorcyclist is injured or killed in New Mexico, and motorcycle fatalities have been on the rise across the country, despite an overall drop in other types of car accidents. Not only are riders more likely to be seriously injured, but most drivers also fail to look out for motorcyclists like they should, resulting in catastrophic motorcycle accidents across the state of New Mexico. In fact, despite what some people may think about, most New Mexico motorcycle accidents are caused by the actions of reckless drivers who are not fulfilling their duty to share the road safely with motorcyclists.
Will Ferguson & Associates’ team of New Mexico motorcycle crash lawyers will fight to get you fair compensation for your motorcycle crash and help you construct a strong claim in order to recover for damages resulting from the accident. Our experienced legal team of personal injury lawyers has spent many years standing up for the rights of victims injured in New Mexico motorcycle crashes and their families after terrible accidents, and our years of experience can be put to work on your personal injury claim. Contact our offices today at (505) 243-5566 to discuss your case with a qualified motorcyclist crash attorney in Albuquerque and to see how we can help you recover from your injuries.
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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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