Albuquerque, NM - Injuries Result from Car Wreck on I-40 near Louisiana Blvd

Albuquerque, NM (September 2, 2023) - On Saturday afternoon, September 2, a serious car accident occurred in Albuquerque that ended in injuries and delays in traffic. Reports from authorities show the incident occurred at around 3:22 p.m. 

Responders went to the crash site on Interstate 40 near Louisiana Boulevard to render aid to the people involved in the accident. Injured victims were treated and taken to the hospital if needed; however, at this time, their names have not been reported. 

Several emergency crews remained at the crash site for an extended time period on Saturday, resulting in significant traffic jams. Police in Albuquerque are still working to determine the cause of the accident. 

We wish for a complete and speedy recovery for those with injuries.

New Mexico Auto Accidents

 Albuquerque, NM - Injuries Result from Car Wreck on I-40 near Louisiana BlvdOn average, the United States sees millions of car crashes each and every year. Surprisingly, the majority of these crashes are preventable and caused by the actions of negligent drivers. Negligent driving has been on the rise in the United States, especially over the past ten years, while the use of smartphones has been on the rise among American citizens. Drivers who think it is okay to look at their phones while behind the wheels of moving vehicles place their lives and the lives of everyone they see on the road at severe risk. Distracted driving is the most common type of negligent driving seen in the United States today, causing over 400,000 car wrecks per year and taking the lives of about 3,000. 

Other forms of negligent driving exist, including speeding, intoxication, and fatigue. Some statistics related to these types include: 

  • Speeding is behind around 11,000 deaths per year. 
  • Fatigue causes about 100,000 auto collisions per year. 
  • Intoxication is the cause of about 30% of auto accident fatalities in the United States every year. 

When you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a car crash caused by the actions of a negligent driver, you should know where to turn for help. You can call a skilled car crash lawyer who can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation. Most injured crash victims are not aware of their existing legal rights and options, and a car crash lawyer can help you become more knowledgeable about these important things. You should always be able to exercise your legal right toward financial compensation after you were hurt in a crash, especially one that was not your fault. 

At the law office of Will Ferguson & Associates, we have the experience and resources needed to provide you with the best chance at receiving full and fair financial compensation for your losses and damages. You may have endured serious injuries and damages related to your accident. If it was caused by another person, you should not have to pay the costs that stem from these losses. A lawyer can help you gather financial compensation for lost wages, vehicle repair costs, medical care costs, and more. 

Call our law office at (505) 243-5566 to learn more about our ability to help you recover during this difficult time.


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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