Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Fatally Hit by AFR Vehicle at Lomas & University Blvd
Albuquerque, NM (January 24, 2023) - A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a fire engine in Albuquerque on Tuesday morning, January 24.
The fatal accident was reported at the corner of Lomas and University Boulevards at around 2 a.m. Local units with the Albuquerque Fire Rescue were responding to a structure fire when one vehicle hit a pedestrian. The injured party was provided aid at the scene but sustained fatal injuries.
The identity of the deceased has not been confirmed.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Crashes in New Mexico
Pedestrians face a high risk when navigating New Mexico's roads, as evidenced by the 49 fatal pedestrian accidents in the Albuquerque area alone. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents in New Mexico are on the rise, with the GHSA reporting an 11.5% increase in 2021, resulting in 7,485 pedestrian fatalities, the highest number in over 40 years. Victims and their families may be able to obtain lost compensation with the help of a qualified attorney.
A car accident can have a long-lasting impact on your physical and emotional health. Having a knowledgeable personal injury attorney on your side is crucial to obtaining fair compensation for your injuries. At Will Ferguson & Associates, we appreciate that each case is different, and we tailor our approach to ensure the best possible outcome for you.
Whether you have suffered severe injuries or are facing financial difficulties, our experienced car accident attorneys in New Mexico can help you file a claim against the responsible driver and ensure you aren't burdened with paying for accident-related expenses. We understand how difficult losing a family member can be, and we are here to help.
The loss of a loved one in an accident can be heart-wrenching and have a long-term effect on your life. At Will Ferguson & Associates, our Albuquerque wrongful death attorneys empathize with the pain and sorrow felt by New Mexico families who have lost a loved one. We are committed to supporting these families during this challenging time by fighting for financial compensation that can aid in their healing. If you need assistance after losing a loved one, please reach out to our office at (505) 243-5566 to schedule a consultation with one of our Albuquerque wrongful death attorneys.
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