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Albuquerque, NM - Pursuit Ends in Injury Crash at Bridge Blvd & Sunset Rd

August 6, 2020
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Albuquerque, NM (August 6, 2020) - There were multiple injuries reported following a police pursuit in the Albuquerque area on Tuesday afternoon, August 4, at around 5 p.m. Initial reports revealed that the crash took place near the intersection of Bridge Boulevard SW and Sunset Road SW. 

Emergency responders and paramedics were present at the scene to render aid to the injured parties. According to local news sources, a pursuit involving the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office ended in a multi-vehicle collision with injuries. Local reports revealed that three vehicles were involved in the crash. 

The pursued vehicle rammed multiple vehicles near the Price Right. There were multiple injured parties at the scene, but the extent of the resulting injuries is not known at this time. No further updates on the conditions of the injured parties have been provided. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. As the investigation continues, more information on the crash will be made public. 

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

Speeding-Related Crashes in Albuquerque

Albuquerque, NM - Pursuit Ends in Injury Crash at Bridge Blvd & Sunset RdDrivers in Albuquerque often act aggressively and are in a hurry, causing them to exceed the speed limit or drive faster than permitted by roadway conditions. Speeding is a common factor in collisions across New Mexico, and speeding drivers are less able to control their vehicles and have less time to avoid roadway hazards while driving. 

A car traveling at a high rate of speed moves faster than the driver is able to react. When a driver speeds, it increases the distance needed to come to a complete stop. Over the past twenty years, speeding has been a factor in roughly one-third of reported traffic accidents in the United States. In 2018, nearly 26% of reported roadway deaths involved high-speed collisions, resulting in the deaths of 9,378 people that year. That is an average of 25 people losing their lives daily in high-speed car accidents. 

In the state of New Mexico, plaintiffs injured in a vehicle collision have a right to be fully compensated for injuries resulting from the actions of a negligent party. When calculating the extent of a victim’s damages, many different factors are taken into consideration, including the suffering endured by the victim and the extent of their financial damages resulting from a New Mexico car accident. Considering all these factors can be overwhelming for those trying their best to recover after a car accident. 

At Will Ferguson & Associates, we believe in ensuring that the legal system remains fair, effective, and efficient. Our team of New Mexico personal injury attorneys has an ethical obligation to vigorously and competently defend your rights within the law. We will fight for your legal rights and make sure that you recover the full compensation you deserve. No crash victim should be left holding the bill for an accident caused by another’s negligence. Contact our offices today at (505) 243-5566 to discuss your case if you have been injured in a New Mexico car crash.

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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