Albuquerque, NM - Injury-Causing Crash at San Mateo Blvd & Candelaria Rd

Albuquerque, NM (May 17, 2023) - On Wednesday, May 17, a serious crash with injuries was reported by authorities in the city of Albuquerque. 

Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene at around 8:23 a.m. at the intersection of San Mateo Boulevard and Candelaria Road. At least one person involved in the crash was hurt, but the severity and number of resulting injuries have not yet been confirmed. 

No further updates on the conditions of the victims have been provided. 

Local authorities are handling the ongoing crash investigation. 

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

New Mexico Distracted Driving Crashes

Albuquerque, NM - Injury-Causing Crash at San Mateo Blvd & Candelaria RdStatistics suggest that every year distracted driving-related crashes cause more than 400,000 injuries. Texting while driving accounts for 14% of fatal distracted driving crashes overall, and has even been found that driver distraction can be more dangerous than drunk driving. A recent survey found that approximately 80% of New Mexico drivers admit to being distracted while driving in some way, showing how commonplace this practice is in the state. 

After a collision, you may find it difficult for you to submit your own automobile accident claim in New Mexico. If a victim wants to fully understand all of New Mexico's regulations pertaining to auto accidents, they will need a local attorney who focuses on personal injury cases. The best attorney should be able to advocate for you and negotiate a fair settlement on your behalf. If settlement negotiations are unsuccessful, your attorney should also be prepared to go to trial.

If you or a loved one was hurt on the road as a result of someone else's carelessness or recklessness, your life might never be the same. Crashv victims with major injuries frequently experience physical, psychological, and financial challenges, which can make life extremely challenging for them. You need a New Mexico auto accident lawyer on your side that genuinely cares about your present and future.

After your accident, you should begin putting together your case as soon as you can, and the first step in doing so is contacting an experienced Albuquerque car accident lawyer. If you want to have the best chance of receiving fair compensation for your injuries and other related damages, you should make sure that your case is as strong as it can be.

Early in the claims process, if you decide to seek legal assistance, your lawyer can assist you in establishing your legal entitlement to compensation while also explaining your damages and the effect the accident has had on your life. Schedule a meeting with a lawyer from Will Ferguson & Associates to discuss your right to compensation by contacting our offices at (505) 243-5566.


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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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