Albuquerque, NM - UPDATE: Fatal Pedestrian Crash at I-40 & 98th St
February 14, 2020
Albuquerque, NM (February 14, 2020) - There was a deadly pedestrian accident reported on Thursday night, February 13th, in Albuquerque. The site of the accident was located near the corner of I-40 and 98th Street.
Authorities responded to the scene to render aid to those injured in the accident.
The cause of the crash hasn’t been disclosed. The identity of the deceased party isn’t known at this time. No other details have been made public.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being handled by the Albuquerque Police Department.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
New Mexico Deadly Pedestrian Crashes
Pedestrian accidents are known to cause life-threatening injuries. Pedestrians often suffer the worst when involved in a crash with a motor vehicle. In New Mexico, pedestrian fatalities are on the rise.
82 pedestrians were killed in car crashes in the state in 2018. This marks a three-year increase in pedestrian fatalities. In some cases, surviving family members can recover lost compensation with the help of an Albuquerque wrongful death attorney.
At Will Ferguson & Associates, we have the resources to make sure your legal rights are protected. We have helped countless families recover after the loss of a loved one. Contact us today at (505) 243-5566 to see how we can help.
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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.