Albuquerque, NM - Collision with Injuries at Golf Course Rd & Irving Blvd

Albuquerque, NM (August 16, 2023) - A serious traffic accident in Albuquerque on Wednesday morning, August 16, required the assistance of local emergency personnel. 

At around 6:30 a.m., the incident took place at the corner of Golf Course Road NW and Irving Boulevard NW. The injured parties were provided aid by attending paramedics, and those requiring additional treatment were later transferred to local hospitals. The extent of the resulting injuries has not yet been determined. 

Local authorities advised nearby drivers to avoid the scene and to prepare for significant delays. No further information has been provided at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in the hands of local authorities. 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.

New Mexico Speeding-Related Crashes

Albuquerque, NM - Collision with Injuries at Golf Course Rd & Irving BlvdThe rate of speed involved in a crash can have a significant impact on any resulting injuries. When you speed, you are more likely to lose control of your vehicle, and the force of impact in the event of a crash is multiplied. This means a much greater chance of suffering from life-threatening injuries. Nearly 29 percent of reported traffic fatalities nationwide involve speeding motorists, and tens of thousands are killed annually in high-speed collisions in the United States. In 2021, there were 12,330 deaths caused by speeding drivers. These accidents cost the American public tens of billions per year in damages. 

Navigating the claims process can be extremely complicated if you were involved in a serious collision. Going up against the insurance provider is no easy task, and you need to make sure that you are able to start your case on a strong footing. You may not even know the true value of your claim, and that can make negotiating with the insurance provider that much harder. You should always consult with a skilled attorney to make sure you are able to understand how much compensation you are owed. 

If you accept a low settlement offer from the insurer to only later find out you were more seriously hurt than you thought, you will be in a difficult situation. You need to go to the doctor immediately after an accident to make sure you understand the extent of your condition. If you accept a subpar offer, the insurer will use this as a reason to deny any future claims for additional compensation later on. This is one of the many reasons you should hold off on talking with the insurer before you meet with an attorney to discuss your situation. 

You need to work with a skilled Albuquerque personal injury lawyer if you or a loved one was seriously hurt in a car accident. Will Ferguson & Associates is here to help you maximize your compensation and pursue all options available to you under the law. Give us a call today at (505) 243-5566 to discuss your claim with our experienced team of personal injury lawyers. 


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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