Albuquerque, NM - Injuries in Car Accident at 1st St & Indian School Rd

Albuquerque, NM (September 1, 2023) - On Thursday, August 31, a serious car crash in Albuquerque required the support of emergency units. 

The accident was reported that night at around 10 p.m. at the corner of 1st Street NW and Indian School Road NW. At least one person involved in the collision was hurt. The injured parties were provided aid by attending medical personnel. Those requiring additional aid were later hospitalized by ambulance. 

The area was closed for several hours while emergency crews were present. Tow trucks were dispatched to clear the wreckage and reopen the road. 

No additional information has been provided at this time. 

Local authorities are handling the ongoing accident investigation. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

High-Speed Collisions in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Injuries in Car Accident at 1st St & Indian School RdThe risk of a serious car accident is much greater when you exceed the speed limit. A recent study found that almost 37 percent of deadly car accidents in New Mexico involved speed in some way. In fact, the state has one of the highest rates of speeding-related fatalities in the country. Statistics show that there are 115 speeding-related deaths for every 100 traffic fatalities in the state. Speeding drivers can be held liable if it is found they contributed to a car accident that left you with serious injuries. 

Dealing with the aftermath of a car accident is almost always extremely stressful for victims. Unfortunately, the time immediately after a crash can be just as difficult. This is also a very important time for your recovery. You need to take the necessary steps to ensure your case is as strong as possible. Immediately after an accident, you need to do some crucial things. 

First, you need to check yourself and other passengers to see if they were hurt. You should then ensure that the roadway is clear to prevent further accidents. Next, you should dial 911. You need to reach out to anyone at the scene who may have witnessed the incident and get their contact information. Then pull out your phone to take photos of the crash site and damaged vehicles. These can all be used to maximize your claim and help you make a full recovery. 

We understand you are going through a difficult time if you were hurt by a reckless driver. Will Ferguson & Associates is here to help fight for your legal rights and make sure that the person responsible for your injuries is brought to justice. A lawyer will be able to help you determine the value of your claim to make sure you are able to get a settlement that is enough to cover the full extent of your damages. You need to contact an Albuquerque personal injury attorney at (505) 243-5566 if you have any questions about your ability to pursue a claim for compensation. 

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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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