Albuquerque, NM - At Least One Hurt in Collision at Bell Ave & Ortiz Dr

Albuquerque, NM (September 15, 2023) - On Friday, September 15, at least one person was hurt following a car crash in the Albuquerque area. 

The accident was reported early that morning at around 5:46 a.m. at the corner of Bell Avenue SE and Ortiz Drive SE. There were confirmed injuries at the scene, and emergency responders were dispatched to render aid to the injured parties. The severity and number of resulting injuries have not been confirmed at this time. 

The area was temporarily closed while emergency crews were present. Tow trucks were later dispatched to clear the scene and reopen the roadway. No further information has been provided. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - At Least One Hurt in Collision at Bell Ave & Ortiz DrThere is always a chance that you could be injured in a car crash, and automobile accidents continue to be the main cause of fatalities and serious injuries in the state of New Mexico. In 2022, 466 traffic fatalities were reported in the state. According to statistics, 122 of these deaths involved auto accidents. Alcohol was a factor in a total of 170 car accidents in the state that year, accounting for almost 36 percent of fatal collisions in the state in that year. If you or a member of your family is hurt in a serious car accident in New Mexico, you must make sure you take the necessary actions to protect your legal rights. 

You can only do so much to prevent a car accident while traveling on the road. The actions of other drivers can be hard to predict, and you may find yourself being seriously injured as the result of a crash at any time when driving. You need to do everything in your power to make sure that your legal rights are protected if you are seriously injured by a reckless driver. The start of your recovery should always start with seeing a trusted physician. Then you need to consult a qualified personal injury lawyer to get started on your case right away. 

You may want to take some time to consider your options after a serious crash. However, the longer you wait, the greater chance there is that you will lose important evidence in your claim. Your New Mexico car crash lawyer will be able to investigate your accident and help you determine the value of your claim. You need to do whatever you can in order to protect your legal rights after a collision. Our legal team is here to help you pursue fair compensation so that you and your loved ones can recover. 

The legal team at Will Ferguson & Associates has years of experience helping crash victims after a life-changing car accident. Our Albuquerque car crash attorney can help you during your recovery to make sure that you can focus on your health and well-being. If you want to see if you are able to pursue a claim for compensation, contact our law offices today at (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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