Albuquerque, NM - I-40 Scene of Injury Accident near I-25

Albuquerque, NM (May 13, 2023) - On the evening of May 12, a serious auto accident occurred in Albuquerque. Sources say the crash happened at around 5:25 p.m. 

Reports from authorities show the incident occurred on Interstate 40 near Interstate 25. One or more people suffered injuries in the crash, however, the extent of their injuries has not been reported at this time. 

The roadway was blocked while emergency responders worked at the crash scene, resulting in substantial traffic delays. Emergency responders were observed in the area for some time on Friday evening. 

Our thoughts are with those involved. We hope for their full recovery. 

New Mexico Car Accidents

Auto collisions happen all too frequently in the United States. Every single day, over 17,000 vehicle accidents are reported that injure approximately 7,500 people. Sadly, over 100 end up losing their lives in these collisions daily. In New Mexico, tens of thousands of accidents are reported per year that injure thousands and take the lives of hundreds. 

Throughout the United States, driver negligence has become the most common reason traffic collisions happen. Unfortunately, there are numerous forms of driver negligence displayed by American drivers on a regular basis. Distraction, fatigue, intoxication, and speeding contribute to millions of car crashes every year in the US. In fact, over 6 million car wrecks are reported annually in the United States, which cause injuries to approximately 3 million people per year. Sadly, over 40,000 individuals end up losing their lives due to auto accidents throughout the country. 

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that over 90% of reported car crashes in the US are caused by negligent driving. The statistics are alarming concerning all different types of driver negligence. For example, over 30% of reported traffic accident fatalities involve an intoxicated driver. Driver distraction causes over 400,000 vehicle crashes per year that take the lives of approximately 3,000 people annually. Additionally, fatigued driving is the reason behind approximately 100,000 car accidents every single year in the US. 

When you or someone you love sustained injuries in a car crash caused by negligence, you may be wondering where you can turn for help. You deserve to be able to recover without having to worry about your finances, especially if your crash wasn’t your fault. If you know that a negligent driver is responsible for your collision, you should contact a car crash attorney as soon as you can. A lawyer can help you hold negligent parties accountable for their actions while simultaneously assisting you in receiving full and fair financial compensation for the injuries and losses you may be facing. 

At Will Ferguson and Associates, we have been working toward recovery with crash victims and their family members for decades. We are well aware of the numerous difficulties faced by injured accident victims, and we are here to help you through them all. You may be suffering physically, emotionally, and financially in the aftermath of your crash. A skilled car crash attorney in Albuquerque can provide you with financial compensation that can pay for your medical bills, therapy costs, prescription expenses, pain, suffering, and more. Depending on the specifics of your case, you may be able to gather compensation for a long list of damages related to your accident. 

Contact our law firm by calling (505) 243-5566 at your earliest convenience to speak with a skilled auto accident lawyer about your claim. 


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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