Albuquerque, NM - Car Crash on I-40 near I-25 Results in Injuries

Albuquerque, NM (August 22, 2023) - There were reported injuries following a car accident in Albuquerque on Monday night, August 21. 

Paramedics were dispatched to the scene late that night at around 10:15 p.m. on Interstate 40 EB near Interstate 25. At least one person involved in the accident suffered injuries, but the severity and number of resulting injuries have not been determined. The injured parties were provided aid at the scene before being transferred to a local hospital. 

At this time, no updates on the conditions of the injured parties have been provided. The roadway was temporarily closed while emergency crews were present. The area was later reopened to outside traffic after the resulting wreckage was removed by tow trucks. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in the hands of local law enforcement officials. 

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

New Mexico Car Accidents

Albuquerque, NM - Car Crash on I-40 near I-25 Results in InjuriesCar crashes are the leading cause of death and serious injury for New Mexico residents, and the statistics show that the state’s roads are only becoming more and more dangerous with each passing year. According to statistics from KRQE, 2021 was the deadliest year for car accidents in New Mexico. In fact, that year experienced the highest rate of deadly collisions in the Land of Enchantment for over a decade. There were 470 roadway fatalities reported across the state that year, compared to only 425 deaths in 2019. The majority of these accidents were completely preventable and caused by general negligence on the part of drivers in the state. 

Being involved in a car crash is an incredibly traumatic event for anyone. The shock of the incident is devastating enough, but victims often have to deal with serious injuries and financial constraints as well. You be left feeling confused and overwhelmed about your options for recovery. It is understandable if you do not want to deal with the insurance provider after being involved in a serious car accident. Insurance policies are not often easy to understand, and there are often miles of red tape and unclear language that can make the recovery process very difficult. It can help to have a trained New Mexico car accident attorney on your side to guard you against the tactics of the insurance company while you pursue compensation. 

You need to be able to prove liability in order to recover the full extent of your compensation. This means a thorough investigation of your accident and clear evidence assigning blame for the crash. You may be unsure of how to do this on your own, but working with a lawyer can make the process much easier to understand. 

You need to contact the legal team at Will Ferguson & Associates right away after a car accident. Our Albuquerque car crash lawyers have years of experience fighting for the rights of New Mexico residents. Call us today at (505) 243-5566 to discuss your case with a trusted legal professional. 


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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