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Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Injured at Central Ave & San Mateo Blvd

September 21, 2020
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Albuquerque, NM (September 21, 2020) - Authorities in Albuquerque were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident with injuries on Saturday evening, September 19. 

The accident occurred near the intersection of Central Avenue SE and San Mateo Boulevard SE at around 11:04 p.m. According to initial reports, a pedestrian was reportedly struck by a motor vehicle. The injured pedestrian was then transported by ambulance to the University of New Mexico Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. 

The injured party was reportedly in stable condition. At this time, the cause of the accident has not been revealed by local sources. No updates on the conditions of the injured party have been provided. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New Mexico 

Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Injured at Central Ave & San Mateo BlvdWhen a pedestrian is involved in a crash with a motor vehicle, the pedestrian will almost certainly sustain much more serious injuries. New Mexico is a particularly dangerous state for pedestrians. According to a report from the Governor’s Highway Safety Association, the state had the highest pedestrian fatality rate in the nation in 2017 of 3.53 deaths per 100,000 people. Pedestrian fatalities in New Mexico are on the rise, increasing from 82 during the 2018 holiday season from 77 in 2016. 

Pedestrians are at a serious disadvantage when involved in a crash with a motor vehicle in New Mexico. Unlike those traveling in passenger cars, pedestrians have little protection from the full impact of an accident, and this is why pedestrian crashes are over-represented in national roadway fatalities each year. A New Mexico pedestrian injury lawyer can help injured parties recover financial compensation for their injuries and other damages related to the crash.

At https://fergusonlaw.com/, we know that personal injury claims can be challenging, and those who have suffered injuries in a crash often have many things on their minds. An experienced Albuquerque personal injury lawyer can investigate your accident, build your case, and fight for your right to maximum compensation. We will fight for you and make sure that you obtain the full value for your personal injury claim. If you have been unfairly injured in a New Mexico crash, give us a call today at (505) 243-5566. 

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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