Albuquerque, NM - Deadly Motor Vehicle Accident Closes All Lanes on I-40 at Exit 182

Albuquerque, NM (May 1, 2023) - On Sunday, April 30, a fatal crash was reported in Albuquerque on Interstate 40. 

The accident took place at around 2:55 a.m. on Interstate 40 WB near Exit 182. All westbound lanes were closed as a result of the crash, and at least one person was killed in the accident. 

At this time, the circumstances leading to the fatal accident have not been disclosed. The number of involved parties has not been confirmed. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Car Accidents in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Deadly Crash Closed All Lanes on I-40With a total of 19,034 documented collisions, Albuquerque saw the highest number of collisions in the state of New Mexico in 2019. In Bernalillo County, a collision was reported every 27 minutes. There were 675 alcohol-related accidents in Albuquerque in 2019, meaning that the city had the highest rate of drunk-driving crashes in the state that year. Driving puts even innocent people in grave danger, and if you were hurt, you might be entitled to compensation.

If your loved one passed away as a result of the negligence or carelessness of another, you should think about bringing a wrongful death claim. This can assist your family in receiving the monetary compensation they need to partially offset the losses and costs they must bear when a loved one or member of the family is wrongfully killed in an accident. You will have the best chance of obtaining justice for your loved one if you work with one of our New Mexico wrongful death attorneys.

You should speak with a New Mexico wrongful death attorney as soon as you can, regardless of the kind of accident that claimed the life of your loved one. If it is determined that the at-fault party's negligence contributed to their death, your family may be able to sue them. Your prospects of obtaining both justice and compensation can be increased by working with a skilled and experienced wrongful death attorney.

If a loved one dies unexpectedly in a car accident, you and your family are certainly going through a difficult period in your lives. The wrongful death attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates are committed to obtaining financial compensation in order to support you during this devastating loss. We want to support you and fight for the fair compensation to which you and your family are due, and our legal team is here to help every step of the way. We put serious effort into making sure the offending party is punished and that you can at least recoup financially. Families who have just experienced a loss of a loved one may not immediately think to file a claim, but doing so could be highly beneficial to you and your surviving family members. To schedule a consultation with one of our Albuquerque wrongful death attorneys, contact our offices as soon as possible at (505) 243-5566.


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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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