Albuquerque, NM - Police Respond to Accident at I-40 & University Blvd
Albuquerque, NM (September 24, 2019) - A crash happened in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Tuesday, September 24th. The accident took place at around 5:12 p.m. Local police officers were at the site of the collision near the intersection of I-40 WB and University Boulevard.
Local sources reported that the crash took place at Interstate 40 WB mile marker 160. The collision disrupted traffic initially but has since been cleared.
Few details have been released about the wreck. It was reported that the accident resulted in the injury of at least one person involved.
The investigation into the crash is still underway. More information will be released as it continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Drunk Driving Accidents in New Mexico
The drunk driving rate in New Mexico is unrivaled by any other state. Drunk driving collisions are often fatal, and the state has the fourth-highest drunk driving fatality rate in the United States. Local deputies in the state report that they handle around 40 DWI arrests each month. The real figure is probably much higher.
From 2003 to 2012, 1,254 victims lost their lives in DUI accidents across the state. Drunk drivers put others at risk of severe injury or death due to their own negligence. Victims should always protect their legal rights after being injured in a collision involving a drunk driver.
Our Albuquerque drunk driving lawyers will fight diligently for your deserved compensation. Will Ferguson & Associates has helped countless victims win million-dollar settlements, helping them recover after an accident caused by an intoxicated driver. Call our offices today at (505) 243-5566 to see what options are available for your case.
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.