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Bernalillo, NM - Injury Collision Reported on I-40 near Sedillo Hill Rd

January 22, 2023
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Bernalillo, NM (January 21, 2023) - On the morning of January 19, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a car crash in Bernalillo. The incident was reported to officials in the area shortly before 11:00 a.m. 

Police report the crash occurred in the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 near Sedillo Hill Road. An unknown number of cars collided resulting in injuries. 

EMS rendered aid at the scene while police investigated the details of the accident. At least one individual was in need of emergency care and transport to the hospital. 

Those involved have not been identified at this time. Authorities in Bernalillo continue to investigate. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims. We hope for their full recovery.

New Mexico Car Crashes

Bernalillo, NM - Car Crash Ends in Injuries on I-40 near Sedillo Hill RdThere are over 60,000 reported auto accidents in the state of New Mexico per year. Around 20,000 individuals sustain serious injuries in these accidents each year, and approximately 300 lose their lives. The most populated city in the Land of Enchantment is home to about 500,000 people. Throughout the United States, this state is the 32nd most populated. The New Mexico Department of Transportation reports that a car accident occurs approximately once every half hour in Bernalillo County, the central county of the Albuquerque metropolitan area. 

Car wrecks have become a common problem throughout the country. More than 6 million auto accidents are reported yearly, and the number continues to grow. Due to the constant use of handheld technology, people are consistently distracted, even while they are behind the wheel.

More than 400,000 traffic collisions happen due to distracted driving annually in the United States. Over 3,000 people are killed each year by distracted drivers. Distracted driving is one of many types of driver negligence that results in millions of auto accidents per year. Negligent driving can be displayed in many ways, including intoxication, distraction, speeding, and fatigue. When you or someone you love has sustained injuries due to the actions of a negligent driver, you may have options available to help you make a financial recovery. 

Your life can be changed in an instant due to a severe auto accident. It is virtually impossible to monetarily compensate for the pain and suffering you may be facing related to your crash, however, a car accident attorney who is knowledgeable in personal injury litigation can help you collect compensation for a long list of damages related to your recent collision.

The Bernalillo car crash attorneys from Will Ferguson & Associates have worked for decades to assist injured victims to financially recover after they are hurt by driver negligence. We work diligently to get you the financial compensation you need and deserve. You may be able to collect compensation for medical bills, vehicle repairs, wage loss, stress, loss of enjoyment of life, humiliation, mental anguish, disfigurement, etc.

Call (505) 243-5566 to speak with an experienced Albuquerque car accident lawyer about your legal options if you or a member of your family has been injured in a vehicle accident.

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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