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Albuquerque, NM - Motorcyclist Critically Hurt in Crash at Monroe St & Candelaria Rd

January 12, 2023
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Albuquerque, NM (January 12, 2023) - The Albuquerque Police Department's traffic unit is currently investigating an accident that resulted in critical injuries. 

The collision involved a motorcycle and another vehicle. The incident took place at the intersection of Monroe Street NE and Candelaria Road NE. The rider of the motorcycle was rushed to the hospital and remains in critical condition, as reported by APD. To facilitate the investigation, the area will be blocked off and closed to traffic.

The identity of the injured party has not been revealed at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is in progress. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Motorcycle Accidents in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Motorcyclist Critically Hurt in Crash at Monroe St & Candelaria RdAccording to a yearly study by the National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA), more than 5000 motorcyclists were killed in motorcycle accidents in 2019. Out of those 5000+ motorcycle accidents, 94% of the fatalities were drivers, and 6% were passengers. Among all the motorcycle accident deaths, 42 deaths happened in New Mexico. Unfortunately, New Mexico is often considered one of the more dangerous states when it comes to motor vehicle accidents, and motorcycle crashes are no exception.

If you were injured in a crash while riding a motorcycle, a New Mexico motorcycle accident lawyer can help you determine if you have a claim for compensation against the other driver. We can assist you in obtaining compensation to cover your medical bills, lost wages, and other losses and help you make a full recovery.

All too often, drivers of other vehicles, sometimes under the influence of alcohol or distracted, fatigued, or preoccupied, fail to notice motorcycles and cause collisions with life-altering injuries. Victims of this type of accident can hold the driver who caused the accident responsible for the injuries they sustained and seek compensation for the full range of expenses and losses they incurred under the law.

The experienced attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates will vigorously defend your rights in court following your motorcycle accident and work closely with you to build a strong case for monetary compensation for your losses. This can help you in your recovery after a tragic and unexpected accident. Motorcyclists throughout the state are at risk when sharing the road with other vehicles, and we are here to help.

To consult with a motorcycle accident attorney in Albuquerque about your case and how we can assist you in obtaining compensation, please call (505) 243-5566.

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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