Albuquerque, NM - Collision with Injuries on I-40 at Rio Grande River

Albuquerque, NM (August 21, 2023) - On Monday, August 21, there were reported injuries after a car accident on Interstate 40 in Albuquerque. 

The incident took place on the highway early that morning at around 7:34 a.m. near the Rio Grande River. At least one person involved in the accident suffered reported injuries. At this time, the severity and number of resulting injuries have not been determined. 

The injured parties were treated at the scene before being transferred to a local hospital for additional treatment. The area was closed for several hours while emergency responders were present. 

No further information on the accident has been provided at this time. 

Local authorities are handling the ongoing accident investigation at this time. More information will be provided as the crash investigation 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 - Collision with Injuries on I-40 at Rio Grande RiverYou can never completely avoid the risk of being involved in a car accident. New Mexico is home to the second worst drivers in the nation, and hundreds are killed each year on the state’s roads. There were 466 reported traffic fatalities in the Land of Enchantment in 2022. A total of 122 of these deaths involved car crashes. A shocking 36 percent of these deaths involved alcohol, with 170 reported alcohol-related deaths on New Mexico roadways. Of all the people killed in New Mexico car accidents that year, 180 were unrestrained at the time of the crash, greatly increasing the risk of being seriously injured. 

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It is well known that pursuing a personal injury claim after a car accident can be an extended and confusing process. You need to get an experienced lawyer to get the process started. However, you need to make sure you pick the right attorney with the right experience. This will better equip your legal representative to represent your case and negotiate for a full recovery on your behalf. 

You should not be made to go up against a large insurance provider on your own after a life-changing car accident. Will Ferguson & Associates has years of experience helping people just like you in order to make a full recovery after a serious collision, and we want to put our years of experience to work on your case. If you have any questions about your ability to pursue compensation after a crash, give us a call today at (505) 243-5566. 


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