Albuquerque, NM - Car Wreck at Academy Rd & Burlison Dr Causes Injuries

Albuquerque, NM (August 24, 2023) - A car accident with injuries was reported in Albuquerque early on Thursday morning, August 24. 

The accident took place at around 10:05 a.m. at the intersection of Academy Road NE and Burlison Drive NE. At least one person involved in the accident was hurt, and emergency responders were dispatched to render aid to the involved parties. The extent of the resulting injuries has not been determined at this time. 

The area was closed for several hours while paramedics were present. Tow trucks were later dispatched to clear the resulting debris and reopen the roadway. No updates on the conditions of the crash victims have been provided. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress, and more information will be provided as it continues. 

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

High-Speed Collisions in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Car Wreck at Academy Rd & Burlison Dr Causes InjuriesWhen you exceed the posted speed limit, you are putting everyone on the road in danger. Speed limits are in place to make the road safer for everyone, but they are ineffective if drivers fail to follow them. A recent study found that almost 37 percent of fatal car accidents in New Mexico involve a speeding motorist. Bernalillo County has the highest number of fatal speeding car crashes in the state each year, with a reported 36 speeding-related fatalities taking place in the county in 2019. 

You need a lawyer who has experience handling car injury cases if you were hurt by a reckless driver. This means that your attorney will have the knowledge to properly handle your case and make sure you are able to receive the full and fair compensation you are owed. We can help you recover the costs of your medical bills and other expenses related to your accident. However, we can also help you recover non-economic damages. That means recovering compensation for emotional anguish and pain and suffering after a collision. 

If you are the victim of a car crash, you need to understand that you have a set timeline to pursue a claim for damages. This timeframe is known as the statute of limitations. In New Mexico, you have three years after the date of the accident to file a claim. However, insurance companies also have strict deadlines for filing any type of claim, and those need to be followed as well. It may seem difficult to understand and follow all these interlinking timeframes, but that is why you need to contact a qualified car crash attorney right away to pursue compensation for your injuries. 

There are some key things you need to do to pursue a personal injury claim. Will Ferguson & Associates is here to help you every step of the way to make sure you are able to recover the full compensation you are owed. Contact our law offices today at (505) 243-5566 to discuss your car crash injury case with a trusted lawyer. 


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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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