Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Crash at Montgomery & San Mateo Blvd
Albuquerque, NM (June 27, 2020) - Authorities in Albuquerque responded to the scene of a deadly pedestrian accident on Thursday, June 25. The accident reportedly occurred at the intersection of Montgomery Boulevard and San Mateo Boulevard. Officials were notified of the incident at around 1:45 p.m.
Initial reports revealed that a panhandler was crossing the road when he was struck by a vehicle. The man struck sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver fled the accident but was later apprehended by officials.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Hit-&-Run Accidents in Albuquerque
In recent years, deadly hit-and-run crashes have reached all-time highs. An average of 682,000 hit-and-run collisions are reported each year across the country. Nearly 65% of those killed in hit-and-run crashes are pedestrians.
When someone’s negligence results in the loss of a loved one, it’s natural that you want to see that justice is done. A wrongful death claim could give your family the financial compensation you need to cover funeral expenses and burial costs, medical expenses, mental suffering, and other damages. New Mexico wrongful death claims involve many complicated laws, including strict statutes of limitations and rules regarding who can file.
When you’ve lost a loved one in an accident that should never have happened, you need to speak with a speak with an Albuquerque fatal accident lawyer. Will Ferguson & Associates knows that no amount of money in the world can truly right the wrong that has been done to you. If you’ve recently lost a loved one in a sudden crash, call us today at (505) 243-5566.
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