Albuquerque, NM – Car Crash with Injuries Reported on NM-47 near Valencia Dr SE

Albuquerque, NM (April 15, 2023) – At 8:50 a.m. on April 13, officers with the Albuquerque Police Department responded to the scene of an automobile accident that took place on New Mexico Highway 47.

Preliminary crash reports indicate that vehicles collided on the southbound side of the highway during the morning hours. The incident prompted officials to close off a portion of the roadway near mile marker 30 at Valencia Drive Southeast.

Emergency crews remained at the scene extensively as they worked to remove the damaged vehicles and debris. Medics were called to care for the victims who suffered injuries. At least one person was injured in the accident and transported to an area hospital for further medical care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

The incident is under investigation by the police in Albuquerque at this time.

Our thoughts go out to the victims who suffered injuries due to this auto collision.

Car Accidents in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM – Car Crash with Injuries Reported on NM-47 near Valencia Dr SE An average of 4000 motor vehicle accidents take place in the state of Mexico every month. Many of these accidents result in injuries. Unfortunately, the majority of crashes that occur in our state are entirely preventable. There are countless causes of auto crashes right here in the Albuquerque area. Some of the most commonly reported factors in collisions include:

  • Distracted driving
  • Dangerous road conditions
  • Drivers who are intoxicated
  • Reckless driving and speeding
  • Defective and faulty auto parts

Unfortunately, with your accident, they could be several factors involved. We see many cases where young drivers are involved in accidents, impaired drivers cause crashes, or even cases where people suffer injuries and accidents due to drivers who suffer health scares while behind the wheel.

In order to get justice following your accident, it is important that you understand negligence and how drivers who engage in these actions can be held accountable. In New Mexico, personal injury laws provide that people who disregard the safety of others who cause collisions can be held liable for the resulting injuries and financial damages. A car accident lawyer in Albuquerque will be able to help you secure the compensation that is available to help you move forward.

Our team at Will Ferguson & Associates has decades of experience handling insurance companies and demanding that they pay full and fair compensation for our clients. Our team understands the challenges the victims face moving forward. We also have extensive experience dealing with insurance companies who are self-serving and refused to pay victims the money they rightfully deserve.

You can reach out to our New Mexico personal injury attorneys today by calling (505) 243-5566. Lawyers truly understand the challenges that you face after being hurt in an accident. This drives our commitment to provide the most knowledgeable and skilled legal representation possible to you. You can reach out to our team as soon as possible to schedule a free consultation so we are able to get started.


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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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