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Hidalgo County, NM - Injury Accident on I-10 near Mile Post 47

December 18, 2022
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Hidalgo County, NM (December 17, 2022) - An auto accident happened in Hidalgo County on Wednesday evening, December 14 that ended in injuries.

 According to reports from NM Roads, the incident occurred in the westbound lanes of I-10 near milepost 47. Various responders were sent to the crash site to render aid and investigate the cause of the incident. 

The total number of injured crash victims has not been reported. Authorities in Hidalgo County continue to investigate the circumstances of the incident. 

Delays in traffic ensued in the area while emergency crews were present. Few details are currently available to report. At least some responders remained at the crash scene for over 18 hours, however, suggesting a major accident had taken place. 

We hope for the full recovery of those injured in this accident. 

New Mexico Car Crashes

Hidalgo County, NM - Injury Accident on I-10 near Mile Post 47Auto collisions happen the state of New Mexico every day. Every year, approximately 45,000 car accidents take place in the Magnolia State that cause injuries to more than 20,000 people and end the lives of hundreds.

Yearly, thousands of families are broken due to serious New Mexico car accidents. Approximately once every half hour, a New Mexico car crash is reported to the police. Currently, the most common reason for crashes in New Mexico and throughout the United States is driver distraction. Distracted driving contributes to over 400,000 auto collisions each year and cuts short the lives of over 3,000 people.

Driver intoxication and speeding are two other common reasons auto collisions take place in the US. Driver negligence causes more car crashes than bad weather and vehicle malfunctions combined. 

When you or someone you love has been injured in an auto accident, it is important to figure out how the accident happened. If you believe that a negligent driver is responsible for your accident, you may be eligible for financial compensation that can help you cover the costs related to your crash. When you or someone you love has sustained injuries in an accident, it is important to determine the cause of the accident. If you think driver negligence caused your accident, you need to contact a car crash attorney as soon as possible. 

 In the United States, driving while distracted, fatigued, intoxicated, or otherwise negligent is totally illegal. Negligent drivers who cause property damage, injuries, or even death are punished with jail time and heavy fines. Those victimized by negligent drivers are usually able to collect financial compensation that can help them pay for their damages. You can file a personal injury claim with a lawyer if the negligent actions of another person caused your accident and the injuries that followed. An auto accident attorney in Hidalgo County can help you get the compensation you deserve.

The car accident lawyers from Will Ferguson & Associates have decades of experience helping those who have been hurt by driver negligence make full financial recoveries. Car accident injuries can cost a fortune in medical bills, lost wages, and more.

Call Will Ferguson & Associates at (505) 243-5566 to speak with an attorney regarding your case. You deserve to be compensated for the injuries and losses you endured as a result of your recent crash. Allow one of our attorneys to help you get through this difficult time. Contact us as soon as you can to get started on your own personal injury claim for compensation. 

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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