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Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Hurt in Traffic Accident at Gold Ave & 8th St

January 11, 2023
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Albuquerque, NM (January 11, 2023) - There were injuries reported after a pedestrian accident in the Albuquerque area on Wednesday, January 11. 

The crash was reported that morning at around 8:30 a.m. at the corner of Gold Avenue and 8th Street. A pedestrian was reportedly hit by a motor vehicle at the scene. The injured party was transported to a local hospital for additional aid. At this time, it is unknown if the at-fault driver remained to cooperate with authorities. 

No additional information on the crash has been provided at this time. 

Local authorities are handling the ongoing crash investigation. 

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

Pedestrian Crashes in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Hurt in Traffic Accident at Gold Ave & 8th StThe highways in New Mexico are extremely dangerous for pedestrians. In the metropolitan region of Albuquerque, there were 49 fatal pedestrian accidents reported last year. According to the GHSA, there were 7,485 pedestrian fatalities reported nationwide in 2021. This is the highest figure in more than 40 years and constitutes a nearly 11.5% increase in fatal pedestrian crashes.

If you were hurt while walking, you must take action to defend your rights because the at-fault party's insurance company will be working against you. Your attorney will represent you and manage all correspondence and negotiations, leaving you to concentrate on your recuperation. Never be reluctant to get in touch with a lawyer for help with your case. Your lawyer can help fight for your right to full compensation. 

It is crucial to contact a qualified lawyer with experience handling pedestrian accidents as soon as you can if you have been hurt. A knowledgeable attorney can make sure that the insurance company does not exploit you unfairly or pressure you into accepting a settlement that is unfair. Your lawyer can also represent you in court and uphold your legal rights if you have a valid personal injury claim.

The lawyers at Will Ferguson & Associates are available to assist you in obtaining the just compensation you are entitled to if you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident. In New Mexico, our accident attorneys have a proven track record of holding negligent parties accountable for pedestrian accidents, and we will fight tenaciously to protect your rights. We can help you get the just compensation you deserve while safeguarding you from the tricks used by powerful insurance providers. Call an Albuquerque pedestrian accident attorney at (505) 243-5566 to find out more about how we can help you recover fully from your injuries and hold the negligent driver accountable.

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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