Albuquerque, NM - Collision at Prospect Ave & Morningside Dr Ends in Injuries

Albuquerque, NM (September 19, 2023) - On Tuesday, September 19, at least one person was hurt in the aftermath of a car accident in Albuquerque. 

Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene that morning at around 8:40 a.m. Two or more vehicles collided at the corner of Prospect Avenue NE and Morningside Drive NE, and paramedics were on-site to provide aid to the injured parties. 

At this time, the circumstances leading to the collision have not been determined. The roadway was closed for several hours while emergency units were present. No updates on the accident have been provided at this time. 

Local authorities are handling the ongoing crash investigation. More information will be provided as the investigation progresses. 

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

Distracted Driving Accidents in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Collision at Prospect Ave & Morningside Dr Ends in InjuriesDriver distraction is one of the leading causes of collisions across New Mexico. Evening someone as innocent as using a GPS or having a conversation with a passenger can be examples of driver distraction, but the most common example is probably texting and driving. Many motorists fail to consider how risky it is to glance away from the road even if it is just for a few seconds in order to check a text message. When you check your phone while traveling at freeway speeds, you can cover the length of an entire football field. This is more than enough distance to cause a life-changing crash. 

There is a strong chance that a car accident can leave you with serious injuries. No matter if it is a minor fender-bender or a catastrophic collision, there is always a risk you will be severely hurt as a result of a collision. You need to make sure that you are able to do everything possible to get the full and complete compensation you need to make a complete recovery. 

After leaving the site of a crash, you will probably feel overwhelmed and shaken. However, you need to start taking action immediately at the scene. If you do not receive medical treatment at the crash site, you need to go to a qualified physician in order to determine how seriously you were injured. They can provide a treatment regimen and identify your condition, and seeking medical treatment will help establish a connection between your injuries and the accident. You should be sure to look out for any additional symptoms as they arise after seeing the doctor. 

You need to contact a qualified personal injury lawyer in Albuquerque in order to get started on your claim for compensation. You do not want to negotiate with a large insurance provider on your own when you are dealing with serious injuries after a car accident. Will Ferguson & Associates has years of experience helping crash victims in New Mexico, and we are here to help you during your time of need. If you have questions about your ability to pursue a claim for compensation, give us a call today at (505) 243-5566.


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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