Albuquerque, NM - Injuries Result from Collision at I-40 & Atrisco Vista Blvd

Albuquerque, NM (May 19, 2023) - On Friday, May 19, a crash with injuries was reported in Albuquerque. 

Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene at around 6:32 a.m. Two or more vehicles collided at the crossing of Interstate 40 WB and Atrisco Vista Boulevard, and at least one person at the scene was hurt. The area was closed for several hours while paramedics were present. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress. 

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

Speeding-Related Crashes in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Injuries Result from Collision at I-40 & Atrisco Vista Blvd A driver exceeding the posted speed limit can roughly triple the risk of being involved in a car accident. According to the most recent statistics, 9,944 individuals died in accidents caused by speeding in 2011, and 77% of fatal speeding crashes in 2014 involved passenger cars. New Mexico drivers frequently engage in this bad habit which is known to cause serious and life-threatening car crash injuries. 

Your life could be permanently changed as a result of a vehicle accident, and receiving fair and complete compensation for your personal injury losses will be crucial to your capacity to function. If you have not worked with personal injury issues previously, it could be difficult to know what to do next. Personal injury claims can be extended and complicated processes that can leave you feeling overwhelmed and unsure of what to do next. 

Filing a claim for compensation is notoriously difficult for those dealing with the aftermath of a car accident. An insurance company can make an effort to deny the claim or imply that the injuries were your fault. This is how insurance companies often work, and it could result in a settlement that is unable to meet your everyday needs. Your attorney can help you handle these negotiations so you can focus on your own recovery.

You should start putting together your case as soon as you can after being injured in a car accident, and contacting an experienced Albuquerque personal injury lawyer is the first step in your recovery. If you want to have the best chance of receiving just compensation for your injuries and other related damages, you will want to make sure your case is as strong as possible. Legal counsel from an early stage in the claims process will allow your lawyer to gather the necessary evidence and develop a compelling claim for compensation. If you want to discuss your legal options with a lawyer from Will Ferguson & Associates, call our offices today 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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