Albuquerque, NM - Major Car Wreck on I-25 near Lead Ave

Albuquerque, NM (May 20, 2023) - On the evening of May 18, emergency responders were dispatched to the scene of a car crash in Albuquerque. According to reports, the wreck took place on Interstate 25 at around 6:35 p.m. 

Emergency personnel were seen at the crash site shortly after the wreck happened on Interstate 25. Sources say the incident took place near Lead Ave between an unspecified number of vehicles. 

At least one individual was injured in the collision and treated by paramedics at the scene. One or more patients were transported to a local hospital for treatment. 

Traffic was stopped back to Sunport Boulevard for some time while crews worked in the area. Local authorities asked drivers to change their travel routes and use caution when driving near the scene. 

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

New Mexico Car Wrecks

Albuquerque, NM - Major Car Wreck on I-25 near Lead Ave In New Mexico, a concerning number of car crashes are reported per year, making it extremely important to address road safety in the Land of Enchantment. Recent statistics show a consistently high rate of collisions, with New Mexico constantly ranking among the states with the highest number of traffic fatalities. In 2022, there were approximately 20,000 reported auto collisions in the state, causing over 400 deaths and thousands of injuries. Contributing factors to these wrecks include intoxicated and distracted driving, as well as traveling at excessive speeds. 

These alarming numbers demonstrate the need for comprehensive action to prioritize road safety, such as implementing stricter enforcement of traffic rules and regulations, public awareness campaigns, and enhanced education programs for drivers, both young and old. By improving these initiatives, we can work on reducing the number of car crashes and protecting the well-being of the residents of New Mexico. 

If you or a loved one of yours has suffered injuries in a car crash, don’t face the legal battle by yourself. When you’re hurt in an accident, it is important to take action and get the professional guidance of a skilled car crash lawyer in Albuquerque. Our skilled legal team is here to protect your rights and secure the compensation you need to recover. We are fully aware of the complexities of personal injury law and will thoroughly investigate your crash as we build a strong claim on your behalf by gathering vital evidence, negotiating with insurance companies, and more. We tirelessly advocate for your best interests so you can get your life back on track. 

Try not to let your financial burdens and stress get you down, especially if you are working with a skilled attorney from Will Ferguson & Associates. It is our personal goal and duty to help you through this difficult time by getting you the financial compensation you need to pay for medical care, vehicle repairs, lost wages, and more. 

However, time is of the essence, as in New Mexico, injured crash victims only have two years from the date of their accident in which to file a claim. This is called the ‘statute of limitations’ and is the legal time limit for filing personal injury claims in the Land of Enchantment. An Albuquerque car accident attorney will help make sure you meet all deadlines and file the necessary paperwork so you can recover without having to worry. Take the first step toward justice by contacting a skilled and compassionate lawyer from our firm who can help you during this trying time. You can call our firm at (505) 243-5566 to learn more. 


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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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