Albuquerque, NM - Injury Wreck on Candelaria Rd near San Pedro Dr

Albuquerque, NM (August 5, 2023) - In the late afternoon hours of Sunday, August 5, a car crash was reported to police in Albuquerque. The accident happened at around 4:42 p.m., sources said. 

The Albuquerque police and fire rescue crews went to the crash site shortly after it occurred in order to help the people involved. Responders were observed at the scene, located on Candelaria Road near San Pedro Drive. 

At least one person suffered injuries in the wreck that happened for reasons still under police investigation. The roadway was closed for a significant time while emergency crews worked in the area. 

Local drivers were asked to use alternate travel routes while police and paramedics worked at the wreck scene. Police in Albuquerque are still working to investigate the details of the incident. 

Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full recovery.

New Mexico Vehicle Collisions

Albuquerque, NM - Injury Wreck on Candelaria Rd near San Pedro DrEvery year, tens of thousands of car crashes happen in the state of New Mexico. In fact, in one recent year, over 60,000 auto collisions were reported in the Land of Enchantment. These wrecks cause tens of thousands of people to sustain injuries and hundreds to lose their lives. On average, over 450 lives are claimed per year in auto collisions throughout the state. 

Across the nation, millions of traffic collisions happen yearly that occur under several different circumstances. From bad weather to vehicle problems to driver negligence, many different reasons exist concerning the causes of these crashes. Most often, negligent driving is to blame. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that over 93% of traffic collisions in the US are caused by negligent drivers. The most common types of negligent driving displayed by American drivers include: 

  • Distraction
  • Intoxication
  • Speeding
  • Fatigue

You may be suffering in numerous ways when you or someone you love has been hurt in an accident caused by a negligent driver. Car wrecks that are caused by negligent driving are often more severe than other accidents, which means your injuries may be extremely severe and keep you from living your life the way you did before your crash. This can be overwhelming and depressing, to say the least. You may be dealing with several different damages that resulted from your accident, including: 

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Vehicle repair costs
  • Pain
  • Suffering
  • Loss of life enjoyment
  • Embarrassment
  • Emotional turmoil
  • Loss of consortium

An auto accident attorney in Albuquerque can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation so you can get the financial support you need to pay for the damages that resulted from your crash. No one should ever have to go broke trying to recover from an accident that was not their fault, which is why our law firm works dutifully to help our clients recover in every way possible. 

Call the law firm of Will Ferguson & Associates as soon as you can after your accident to get started on your own personal injury claim for financial compensation. Especially if you know that your accident was caused by another person or party, we may be able to help you collect financial compensation that can get your life back on track. Call our firm at (505) 243-5566 to speak with a skilled legal advocate concerning your claim. 


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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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