Albuquerque, NM - Victims Injured in Crash at San Mateo Blvd & Highland Ave
Albuquerque, NM (April 6, 2022) - On Wednesday afternoon, April 6, emergency responders in Albuquerque were dispatched to a serious car accident. The accident happened at the intersection of San Mateo Boulevard SE and Highland Avenue SE at 2:05 p.m., according to authorities.
While emergency personnel assisted the injured victims, several lanes were temporarily closed. At least one person was critically injured in the collision, according to local reports. The injured victims were taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Local authorities are still investigating the cause of the accident, and more information will be released as the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
High-Speed Collisions in New Mexico
In New Mexico, speeding is a common traffic violation that has been linked to a higher risk of serious car accidents. Speeding drivers have been responsible for nearly a third of all documented highway fatalities in the United States over the last two decades, resulting in thousands of deaths each year. In 2018, 9,378 people were killed in high-speed collisions in the United States.
If you are injured in a traffic accident in New Mexico, you have the right to full compensation for your injuries and other damages. This is especially true if your injuries were caused by the negligence of another party. Calculating the exact amount of your losses can be difficult. To arrive at an accurate figure, many different factors must be considered. In your case, the extent of the victim's pain and suffering, as well as their financial losses as a result of the car accident, are critical factors to consider. Without the assistance of an Albuquerque car accident lawyer, filing a claim can be difficult.
Personal Injury Attorneys in Albuquerque
No one should be held liable for an accident caused by someone else's negligence. Will Ferguson & Associates believes that serious car accident victims are still treated fairly by the legal system. After you have been wrongfully injured by another person, our lawyers have an ethical obligation to fight tirelessly to protect your legal rights. By ensuring that your legal rights are protected, our legal team will vigorously advocate for the full value of your compensation.
If you have been injured in a car accident, call an Albuquerque law firm today at (505) 243-5566 to discuss your case.
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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.