Albuquerque, NM - Auto Accident Results in Injuries on I-40 near 4th St

Albuquerque, NM (March 4, 2023) - A car crash was reported to police in Albuquerque on the morning of March 2. At approximately 10:40 a.m., the accident happened on Interstate 40. 

According to information from local reports, the collision took place on  I-40 near 4th Street. Police, paramedics, and fire crews were observed at the scene. One or more injured victims were rendered aid by paramedics and taken to local hospitals for further care. 

At this time, the number of vehicles involved has not been reported. Traffic delays ensued in the area while emergency responders worked to control the scene. 

Authorities asked drivers to use different travel routes in order to allow for the investigation and clearing of the roadway.

We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims. 

New Mexico Auto Accidents

Tens of thousands of car accidents happen in New Mexico each year. On average, the state sees more than 60,000 vehicle collisions annually. Nationally, about 90% of all car crashes are caused by some form of driver error/negligence. Driver error may include driver inexperience, fatigue, distraction, or intoxication. More than 30% of fatal auto accidents in New Mexico happen due to driver intoxication. Distracted driving causes almost 1 million car accidents per year in the United States, while drowsy driving accounts for about 100,000 wrecks per year.  

The process of filing a personal injury claim can be complicated, and a skilled New Mexico personal injury lawyer will utilize a number of sources to assist you in determining who caused your crash. These sources include referencing state traffic laws, witnesses, and police reports to help you figure out what led to your accident. 

The Albuquerque personal injury lawyers at Will Ferguson & Associates understand how hard your life can become if you’ve been hurt in any type of accident. If you’ve been injured due to another person’s negligence, it is wise to hire an experienced personal injury lawyer who can help you navigate the complex legal system. 

Auto accidents can happen in seconds, but they can change your life forever. Contact our car crash lawyers in Albuquerque to help you move on from the aftermath of your collision. If you have recently been hurt in an accident, a car crash lawyer is your best bet to fully recover physically, emotionally, and financially. You can reach us at (505) 243-5566 in order to be connected with a skilled and trusted personal injury attorney in Albuquerque who can help you recover.  


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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.

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