Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Dies in Accident at Central Ave & Wyoming Blvd
Albuquerque, NM (December 8, 2022) - A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a motor vehicle in the Albuquerque area on Wednesday, December 7.
The fatal crash was reported at the intersection of Central Avenue and Wyoming Boulevard. A pedestrian traveling near the roadway was hit by an oncoming motorist. The injured party was taken to a local hospital, where they were later pronounced dead.
The identity of the deceased has not been revealed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Crashes in New Mexico
Walking puts you in much greater danger of suffering catastrophic injuries in the event of an accident. New Mexico has the highest per-capita rate of pedestrian fatalities in the United States for 2019 and 2020. Since 2016, New Mexico has consistently had more fatal pedestrian crashes than any other state, putting the state's pedestrians at an increased risk of suffering life-threatening injuries.
It is not fair that a family should ever have to go through the anguish and suffering of losing a member because of the carelessness of another person. Sadly, each year in New Mexico there are a significant number of people lose their lives in car accidents that could have been prevented. We are aware of the fact that no amount of monetary compensation could ever adequately make up for the loss that you have sustained.
The surviving members of a family frequently experience grief and a loss of hope after the untimely passing of a loved one in the family. It may be possible to file a wrongful death claim in certain circumstances, which can assist the family of the deceased in obtaining financial compensation. In this article, the reader will discover useful information regarding wrongful death cases, such as what they are, how to file one, and any potential monetary awards that may be available. This information will be provided to the reader in the form of an explanation.
You might believe that nothing in your life will ever be the same again after losing a loved one. We are all too aware of the pain that bereaved families in New Mexico go through. The goal of Will Ferguson & Associates is to support families who are struggling to come to terms with the loss of a loved one. After losing a loved one, our Albuquerque wrongful death attorney can assist you in obtaining the necessary financial support.
To schedule a meeting with a lawyer to go over your options for obtaining compensation following an untimely death in the family, call our offices at (505) 243-5566.
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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.