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Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Killed in Hit-&-Run at Marcato Ln & Indian School Rd

December 30, 2022
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Albuquerque, NM (December 30, 2022) - A pedestrian died as the result of a hit-and-run accident in the Albuquerque area on Thursday evening, December 29. 

The deadly accident took place at the corner of Marcato Lane and Indian School Road late that night. A pedestrian was traveling near the crossroads when they were hit by an oncoming motorist. The at-fault driver fled the scene without providing aid to the injured party. 

The pedestrian was later found deceased at the scene. The identity of the victim has not been released. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is in progress. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Killed in Hit-&-Run at Marcato Ln & Indian School RdPedestrians are at a serious disadvantage when they travel New Mexico roads. Regrettably, there were 49 fatal pedestrian incidents in the Albuquerque metropolitan area. Statistics on Pedestrian Accidents in New Mexico The GHSA reports that in 2021, there were 11.5% more pedestrian crashes, resulting in 7,485 pedestrian fatalities, the highest number in over forty years.

In the event that a close friend or member of your family passes away unexpectedly, you can experience mental anguish, and it is likely that you will have a hard time dealing with their absence. If you have experienced this, you can have a hard time accepting the fact that your family member has passed away. Your loved ones can have a harder time coming to terms with the sorrow if they learn that the decedent's death was caused by the carelessness of another person.

It is not fair that a family should ever have to go through the anguish and sorrow of losing a member because of the recklessness of another person. Tragically, every year in the state of New Mexico, there are a substantial number of people who pass away as a result of preventable deaths that occur in the form of automobile accidents. We are conscious of the fact that no amount of monetary compensation could ever fully make up for your loss, but we want to help you recover. 

After losing a loved one, you can think that nothing in your life will ever be the same again. We are all too aware of the suffering endured by New Mexican families who have lost a loved one. Will Ferguson & Associates' mission is to aid families who are having a hard time recovering from the loss of a family member. An Albuquerque wrongful death lawyer can help you after a family member passes away by helping you secure the necessary financial support.

Call our offices at (505) 243-5566 to arrange a consultation with a lawyer to go over your options for receiving compensation after a sudden death in the family.

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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