Albuquerque, NM - Major Vehicle Collision on Coal Ave near 7th St SW

Albuquerque, NM (July 15, 2023) - Responders in Albuquerque were dispatched to the scene of a car crash on the night of July 15. At approximately 11:24 p.m., responders went to the scene to render aid and investigate. 

Reports from local authorities show the collision occurred between at least two vehicles near the intersection of Coal Avenue and 7th Street Southwest. The vehicles crashed for reasons still under police investigation. 

Paramedics helped injured parties at the crash site and transported those in need of extensive medical care to the hospital by ambulance. Currently, the names of the injured parties have not been reported. 

The intersection was blocked while emergency responders worked in the area, forcing local drivers to utilize alternative travel routes for the time being. Traffic delays ensued in the area for some time on Saturday night. 

No other details have been reported concerning this car crash in Albuquerque. We hope for the full recovery of the injured parties. 

New Mexico Car Crashes

Albuquerque, NM - Major Vehicle Collision on Coal Ave near 7th St SWEach year in the United States, millions of car crashes are reported. These accidents often require the aid of several first responders, including police, emergency medical services, and fire crews. Depending on the severity of these crashes, they can result in serious injuries or even fatalities for those involved. Many different circumstances can cause auto collisions, including vehicle malfunctions, bad weather, and reckless/careless driving. Surprisingly, the majority of car wrecks reported across the United States happen due to the actions of negligent drivers. 

In the past decade, negligent driving has become a serious issue across the United States and in the state of New Mexico. In New Mexico, tens of thousands of car crashes happen per year that injure thousands and take the lives of hundreds of individuals. Unfortunately, driver negligence is the main culprit in the cause of these crashes. Negligent driving can be displayed by drivers in countless ways; however, the most common include distraction, intoxication, fatigue, and speeding. To demonstrate the severity of the negligent driving problem in the United States, here are some statistics outlining the number of accidents and fatalities that have resulted from the actions of negligent drivers in the past decade: 

  • Distracted driving causes over 400,000 car crashes per year in the US. About 3,000 individuals lose their lives in auto collisions caused by negligent drivers. 
  • Speeding results in the death of about 11,000 Americans per year. 
  • Intoxication is the cause of over 30% of the national accident fatality rate. 
  • Fatigued driving is behind about 100,000 auto accidents per year in the US. 

When you or someone you love has been hurt by the actions of a negligent driver, you should reach out to a car accident attorney in Albuquerque. At Will Ferguson and Associates, we can help you recover in numerous ways when you file a personal injury claim with one of our lawyers. Call our law office at (505) 243-5566 to learn more about our ability to help you through this difficult time. 


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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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