Albuquerque, NM - Injury-Causing Collision Takes Place at Washington St & Menaul Blvd

Albuquerque, NM (August 8, 2023) - A crash with injuries was reported early on Tuesday morning, August 8, in Albuquerque at the corner of Washington Street NE and Menaul Boulevard NE.

Emergency responders were called to the crash site at around 10:53 a.m. At least one person involved in the crash was injured. There were damaged vehicles and debris at the scene, and the area was blocked for several hours. Tow trucks were later dispatched to clear the roadway of the resulting wreckage. 

At this time, no further information has been provided. Authorities advised drivers to avoid the scene and prepare for delays. 

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 Car Accidents in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Injury-Causing Collision Takes Place at Washington St & Menaul BlvdThe risk of a crash is much greater when you exceed the speed limit. Despite this fact, many New Mexico drivers continue to speed on the state’s roads and highways. Statistics show that there were 370 deadly collisions reported in the state from 2017 to 2019 involving speeding motorists. These fatalities made up nearly 35 percent of reported roadway deaths in New Mexico. Speeding increases your risk of a serious crash for many reasons. Two of the primary reason include increasing the chance of losing control of a vehicle as well as increasing the overall distance required to come to a full stop behind the wheel. 

When drivers knowingly engage in reckless behavior on the road, they are putting themselves and others at risk. This can be considered a breach of duty, and this is a key component of any personal injury claim. You have to show that the at-fault party acted in a way that a reasonable person would not have under similar circumstances. This can include speeding or distracted driving, as well as many other reckless actions on the road. If these actions contributed to your crash and your injuries, you can potentially establish liability in a negligence claim. 

However, this is not exactly an easy process. Our lawyers have years of training putting together ironclad defenses for clients, and we want to use our years of experience to protect your legal rights. You may not know exactly how to create a strong claim for damages if you were hurt by a reckless driver. Well, you do not have to do it alone, and our legal team is here to help you every step of the way. 

Will Ferguson & Associates stands up for crash victims and their rights. It does not matter how you were hurt. We can help you put together a case for compensation. If you want to schedule a free consultation, call our offices today at (505) 243-5566. We will take time to get your side of the story, and if we think you have grounds for a claim, we can go up against the at-fault party full force. That is the first step to any successful claim, and contact us today if you have any questions. 

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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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