Albuquerque, NM - Injury Car Accident at Oak St & Lead Ave

Albuquerque, NM (August 24, 2023) - There were reported injuries following a car crash in the Albuquerque area on Wednesday, August 23. 

At around 7:35 p.m., the accident took place at the corner of Oak Street NE and Lead Avenue SE. The crash victims were provided aid by attending medical personnel. Ambulances were also present at the scene to transport the injured parties to neighboring hospitals. 

At least one person involved in the crash was hurt, but the severity and number of resulting injuries have not yet been determined. The roadway was closed for several hours while emergency responders were present. 

No further information has been provided at this time. 

Local authorities are currently handling the ongoing accident investigation. Further information will be provided as the investigation progresses. 

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

New Mexico Car Accidents

Albuquerque, NM - Injury Car Accident at Oak St & Lead AveNew Mexico roadways are notoriously dangerous. A recent study conducted by an auto insurance company found the state has a high rate of careless and intoxicated drivers. The findings reveal that New Mexico has the second worst drivers in the country. Other statistics also confirm the results of the study. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the state ranked 5th for reckless driving crashes, 12th for speeding-related collisions, and 10th for the number of drunk driving arrests in 2014. Driving in the state can prove particularly dangerous, and you need to make sure you are ready to make informed choices if you are injured by a reckless driver. 

You need to be able to prove the central aspects of your claim in order to successfully pursue a personal injury claim after a collision. There are many moving parts to a civil suit, and you may not be prepared to handle them alone. You should always consult with a qualified Albuquerque personal injury lawyer as soon as you can after a car accident. You need to make sure that you fully understand the true value of your claim and how to go about pursuing your full compensation. An insurer will likely reach out to you to offer a settlement, but these settlements are often not enough to fully compensate you for your damages. If you do not have a complete understanding of the value of your losses, you may be tempted to accept this settlement. 

An attorney will be by your side every step of the way. Will Ferguson & Associates has helped many people just like you obtain full and fair compensation for your injuries. If you have any questions about your ability to pursue a claim for recovery, contact our offices today at (505) 243-5566. There are many complicated aspects of a personal injury claim, and you need to do whatever you can to make sure your case is as strong as possible. We will walk you through the complicated legal process and make sure you are informed so as to make solid decisions about your recovery after a serious auto accident. 

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