Albuquerque, NM - Car Wreck at 2nd St & Slate Ave Causes Injuries

Albuquerque, NM (September 1, 2023) - There were reported injuries after a car crash in the Albuquerque area on Thursday afternoon, August 31. 

The accident occurred that afternoon at around 3:58 p.m. at the intersection of 2nd Street NW and Slate Avenue NW. At least one person involved in the collision was hurt, and emergency responders were quickly dispatched to the scene. Those requiring additional aid were later hospitalized for additional treatment. 

The severity and number of resulting injuries have not been determined at this time. The area was temporarily closed while emergency personnel were present, and authorities advised drivers to avoid the scene and to prepare for significant delays. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress. More information will be made public as it continues. 

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

New Mexico Car Crashes

Albuquerque, NM - Car Wreck at 2n St & Slate Ave Causes InjuriesDriving is one of the most dangerous things that we do almost every day. Recent statistics show that 2021 was the deadliest year on record for New Mexico roadways. That year, the overall number of traffic fatalities reached high levels that had not been seen for many years. There were 470 roadway deaths reported in the state that year. Compared to 425 deaths in 2019, this is a significant and notable increase. Some of the leading contributors to deadly crashes in the state include speeding, aggressive driving, and driver distraction. 

You are likely unsure of what to do next if you are seriously injured in a car accident. The insurance adjuster will probably reach out to offer you a rushed settlement, and they will claim that if you accept it you will be able to get paid faster. You are likely to be unsure of if you should take the offer or keep fighting. It is hard to know if it is really enough to cover the full extent of your damages. Our legal team understands how hard it can be to make a full recovery after a car accident, and you are going to be dealing with much more than just your injuries. Let our skilled team of lawyers take on your case to make sure you can maximize your compensation. 

You may be able to pursue a claim for economic and non-economic damages after being hurt by a reckless driver. Economic damages involve tangible losses that have a set monetary value. These can include medical bills, lost income, and the cost to repair your vehicle. Non-economic damages are harder to quantify and can include pain and suffering and emotional anguish resulting from your injuries. 

If you have any questions about your ability to pursue a claim after a serious car accident, you need to reach out to the qualified New Mexico legal team at Will Ferguson & Associates. We are here to help ensure that you can make a complete recovery. Call our offices at (505) 243-5566 to talk with an Albuquerque car crash lawyer. 


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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