Albuquerque, NM - Major Auto Crash on Academy Rd

Albuquerque, NM (June 1, 2023) - On the morning of Saturday, June 1, a serious car accident happened in Albuquerque that ended in injuries. Responders went to the scene shortly after the incident happened to help the people involved. 

Sources say the collision occurred at around 11:07 a.m. on Academy Road. An unspecified number of vehicles collided in the area, causing at least one person to become injured. 

Injured victims were treated by paramedics and taken to the hospital for further care. Police investigated the details of the incident while fire crews worked to clear the roadway and EMTs helped the injured victims. 

The crash scene was active with emergency crews for approximately one hour, causing significant delays in traffic in the area. Police in Albuquerque are still investigating. 

We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured parties. 

New Mexico Car Wrecks

Albuquerque, NM - Major Auto Accident on Academy RdCar crashes are, unfortunately, a common occurrence in the state of New Mexico and across the United States. Every single day, over 17,000 auto accidents are reported throughout the United States. Of these collisions, over 7,500 people sustain injuries, and approximately 100 lose their lives. The most common reason auto collisions occur across the nation is driver negligence, specifically driver distraction. 

Driver negligence has become a serious issue in the United States, especially in the past decade. With the rise of smartphones and other handheld technology, people have more reasons to be distracted than ever, even while behind the wheel. On average, over 400,000 car crashes happen every single year caused by distracted driving. Unfortunately, the most common type of driver distraction is cell phone usage. Drivers everywhere seem to think it is ok to look down at their phones while behind the wheels of moving vehicles, placing themselves and everyone they encounter at serious risk of sustaining injuries or even losing their lives. 

Other forms of driver negligence exist, including but not limited to: 

  • Intoxication: Driver intoxication is behind over 30% of the national accident fatality rate. 
  • Speeding: Over 11,000 people lose their lives in car crashes caused by speeding each year.
  • Fatigue: Every year in the United States, over 100,000 car accidents happen caused by drivers who are overtired while operating their vehicles.

If you or someone you love has been hurt in a car crash caused by a negligent driver, you deserve to be able to recover without having to worry about money. A car crash lawyer in Albuquerque can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation so you can get help to pay for the losses and damages that resulted from your accident. Call the law office of Will Ferguson & Associates as soon as you can to learn more about how we can help you recover during this difficult time. 

You and your loved ones can reach our personal injury law office by calling (505) 243-5566 to learn more about how we can help you recover. We work on contingency, which means we charge no upfront fees or out-of-pocket costs, and only get paid if you receive financial compensation for your losses and damages. 

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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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