Albuquerque, NM - Car Accident Results in Injuries on Paseo Del Norte

Albuquerque, NM (July 9, 2023) - A major car crash happened in Albuquerque on the afternoon of July 9. Shortly before 4:00 p.m., the incident was reported to officials in the area, who went to the scene shortly after it took place. 

Emergency responders, including EMTs, police, and fire crews, were observed on Paseo Del Norte where the crash happened. They rendered aid to those with injuries and worked to investigate the details of the collision. 

At this time, why the crash took place is still undetermined. Individuals with extensive injuries were treated and taken to the hospital by ambulance. 

Currently, those involved have not been identified. Police in Albuquerque directed traffic away from the scene for some time on Sunday afternoon, resulting in significant delays in traffic. 

We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries. 

New Mexico Traffic Accidents

Albuquerque, NM - Car Accident Results in Injuries on Paseo Del Norte Car crashes take place all too often in the United States. Daily, more than 17,000 car wrecks are reported that cause injuries to approximately 7,500 people. Sadly, over 100 people end up losing their lives in these traffic collisions per day. In New Mexico, tens of thousands of car wrecks are reported annually that cause injuries to thousands and end the lives of hundreds.

Across the nation, driver negligence causes the majority of auto accidents. Sadly, American drivers display negligent driving in numerous ways. Fatigue, distraction, intoxication, and speeding are contributing factors to millions of auto collisions each year in the United States. In fact, more than 6 million car crashes are reported per year in the United States, which injure approximately 3 million individuals every year. Sadly, more than 40,000 people end up losing their lives due to car crashes that happen throughout the country.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that more than 90% of reported traffic collisions in the US are caused by negligent drivers. The statistics are alarming concerning all different types of driver negligence. For instance, more than 30% of reported traffic accident deaths involve drivers who are intoxicated. Driver distraction causes more than 400,000 car wrecks yearly that end the lives of around 3,000 people. Additionally, fatigued driving is the reason behind approximately 100,000 car accidents every single year in the US. 

When you or a beloved member of your family has been hurt in a car accident caused by a negligent driver, you may be wondering where you can get the help you need to recover financially. You should not have to worry about your finances at a time like this, especially if your crash was imposed upon you by a negligent driver. If you know that driver negligence is responsible for your accident, you should call a car crash lawyer at your earliest convenience. A lawyer can help you hold negligent parties accountable for their actions while simultaneously helping you get the maximum compensation available for the injuries and losses you may be facing. 

At Will Ferguson and Associates, we have been helping crash victims and their family members for decades. We are familiar with the numerous difficulties faced by injured accident victims, and we are here to help you conquer them all. You may be suffering in several different ways, including emotionally, physically, and financially in the aftermath of your accident. A skilled car crash attorney in Albuquerque can provide you with financial compensation that can pay for your medical bills, therapy costs, prescription expenses, pain, suffering, and more. Depending on the specifics of your case, you may be able to gather compensation for a long list of damages related to your accident. 

Contact our law firm by calling (505) 243-5566 at your earliest convenience to speak with a skilled auto accident lawyer about your claim.


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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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