Albuquerque, NM – Major Car Accident on I-40 near Exit 140

Albuquerque, NM (March 5, 2023) – On the morning of March 1, an auto accident ended in injuries in Bernalillo. Reports show the incident occurred shortly after 9:00 a.m. 

The reason the accident happened is currently under police investigation. It took place on Interstate 40 near Rio Puerco/exit 140. 

Various responders were observed rendering aid at the crash scene including police, fire crews, and EMTs. Injured victims were treated and transported to area hospitals from the crash scene. 

At this time, the number of injured parties has not been reported. Delays in traffic were observed on the interstate near exit 140 while crews worked at the scene. 

Authorities in Albuquerque are working to figure out how the incident occurred. 

We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries. 

New Mexico Auto Accidents

Driver negligence has become a common problem throughout the United States and across the state of New Mexico. Every single year, millions of car crashes happen because of negligent driving. Specifically distracted driving leads to hundreds of thousands of auto collisions every year throughout the country. Over 400,000 accidents are reported annually due to the actions of drivers who are distracted. Sadly, 3,000 people lose their lives yearly on average due to driver distraction. 

Auto accidents that are caused by negligent driving are often more devastating and severe than crashes that happen for other reasons. If you or someone you love have been hurt in an accident caused by driver negligence, you should contact a car crash lawyer in Albuquerque as soon as possible. An attorney will know the best steps to take in order to help you get the financial compensation you need to recover. 

You may be facing outstanding bills in relation to your recent accident, such as medical care costs, vehicle repair expenses, wage loss, and more. Financial compensation can help you pay for all of these, as well as pain, suffering, emotional trauma, and more. Depending on the circumstances of your crash, you may have a long list of damages that are eligible for compensation.
Call Will Ferguson & Associates at (505) 243-5566 to talk to an attorney regarding your claim. An auto accident attorney in Albuquerque from our office will know how to answer any/all questions you may have regarding your personal injury case. You deserve to be able to recover without having to worry about how you will pay for the costs that stem from your crash. Call our law office to learn more about your ability to recover with our help.


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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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