Albuquerque, NM - Fatal Injuries in Collision at Shelly Dr & Frontage Rd

Albuquerque, NM (August 28, 2023) - One person was killed in the aftermath of a car accident in Albuquerque on Sunday, August 27. 

The deadly accident was first reported at the corner of Shelly Drive SW and S. Frontage Road at around 7 p.m. When emergency crews arrived, one person was found with critical injuries. The victim suffered fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead at the scene. 

The roadway was temporarily closed while paramedics were present. The identity of the deceased party has been withheld. It is unknown how many other people were involved in the deadly accident. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal crash is in progress. More information will be provided as it progresses. 

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 - Fatal Injuries in Collision at Shelly Dr & Frontage RdThere is always a chance you may be seriously injured while traveling on New Mexico roadways. Car accidents continue to be the leading cause of death and serious injury for state residents. There were 466 reported roadway fatalities in the state in 2022. Statistics show that 122 of these accidents involved car crashes. A total of 170 of these accidents involved alcohol, making up nearly 36 percent of deadly collisions in the state that year. You need to make sure you take the appropriate actions to protect yourself if you or a family member is the victim of a serious car accident in New Mexico. 

We believe that no family should be made to go through the heartache of losing a close family member on their own. We understand the feelings you are experiencing when a loved one is killed by the actions of a reckless motorist. While no amount of money will ever make up for the loss of a family member, you need to know that you have legal rights. New Mexico provides families dealing with a wrongful death the capability to pursue a case for compensation. Unfortunately, many families put off pursuing legal action after a deadly accident. 

It can seem unnatural to make the loss of a family member a legal matter. However, you need to get started on your case as soon as possible in order to preserve key evidence. When someone’s negligence or wrongdoing results in a fatality, it is known as a wrongful death. You may have grounds to pursue a claim for compensation if it is found that the at-fault party acted negligently in some way at the time of a deadly car accident. 

You need to have a skilled legal team working on your case after a fatal car crash. Will Ferguson & Associates is here to make sure you are able to exercise your legal rights in order to make a financial recovery. If you have any questions about your ability to pursue a wrongful death claim, we are here to help. Contact an Albuquerque wrongful death lawyer today by calling our law offices 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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