Albuquerque, NM - Motorcyclist Killed in Crash at Coors Blvd & Avalon Rd
Albuquerque, NM (September 21, 2019) - The Albuquerque Police Department was at the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on the West Side of Albuquerque, New Mexico Friday evening, September 20th. The crash reportedly transpired at around 7:45 p.m. at the crossing of Coors Boulevard and Avalon Road. The crash involved a motorcycle and another vehicle.
Reports from APD stated that officers found a man incapacitated at the scene. It is believed that the motorcyclist was traveling on Central Avenue when he turned onto Coors Boulevard. At the same time, a truck was driving down Coors Boulevard, in the process of making a left turn onto Avalon Road.
The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. APD is managing the investigation into the collision.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in New Mexico
No matter how careful a motorcyclist is, it is impossible to predict the behavior of other vehicles on the road. Motorcycle crashes are particularly serious because there is little to protect riders from the impact of a car crash. Unfortunately, motorcycles on the road often go unnoticed by other drivers.
In 2016, 5,286 people were killed in motorcycle crashes across the United States. Recent statistics show that motorcycle accidents are on the rise across the country. Victims should partner with an experienced New Mexico motorcycle crash attorney to bring the at-fault party to justice after a crash.
The firm of Will Ferguson & Associates believes in helping injured victims recover after a serious crash. Our attorneys understand the law and how to ensure maximum compensation for damages associated with a car accident. Contact our offices today at 505-243-5566 if you or a loved one has been injured by a negligent driver.
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