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Albuquerque, NM - Woman Killed in Hit-&-Run at Pike St & Coconino Rd

October 31, 2022
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Albuquerque, NM (October 31, 2022) - A woman was killed after being hit by a motor vehicle in the Albuquerque area on Sunday morning, October 30. 

At around 3:30 a.m., the woman was reportedly leaving a party when she was hit by a red Mustang. The driver dragged the victim for roughly 400 feet. The at-fault motorist proceeded to flee the scene. 

The injured party was transported to the University of New Mexico Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. Authorities are currently seeking information regarding the identity of the driver. 

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

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

Fatal Hit-&-Run Crashes in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Woman Killed in Hit-&-Run at Pike St & Coconino RdIn 2015, there were 737,100 hit-and-run accidents, according to estimates. This means that a hit-and-run accident occurs somewhere in the United States every 43 seconds. The 2,049 fatalities brought on by hit-and-run accidents in 2016 were the most ever reported.

There are several different regulations in New Mexico that, depending on how your family member or friend passed away, could have an effect on a wrongful death claim that you file in the state. Without the assistance of an experienced Albuquerque wrongful death attorney, it might be difficult to understand which of those apply to your situation. They will have the expertise as well as the resources necessary to direct you through the procedure in a timely manner and make certain that adequate evidence has been gathered to support the claim that you are making.

Life changes forever after losing a loved one. If another person's negligence resulted in death, your suffering will be even more severe. Will Ferguson & Associates is here to assist grieving families to get back the money they lost following a sudden death. After a family member has passed away, our wrongful death attorneys in Albuquerque can help you and your family.

To speak with a lawyer about your options for seeking compensation following an unexpected death in the family, call (505) 243-5566.

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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