Albuquerque, NM - Motorcycle Crash with Injuries Reported on College St

Albuquerque, NM (August 8, 2023) - There were injuries reported after a motorcycle accident in Albuquerque on Monday, August 7. 

At around 8:48 p.m., the accident took place in the 5213 block of College Street NW. The crash reportedly involved a motorcycle and another vehicle. There were serious injuries reported at the scene, and the injured parties were hospitalized after being treated by attending medical personnel. 

The area was closed while emergency responders were present. Tow trucks were dispatched to clear the resulting debris. No additional information has been provided at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress. More information will be provided as it continues. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Motorcycle Accidents in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Motorcycle Crash with Injuries Reported on College StYou are never completely protected when you ride on a motorcycle. Statistics in New Mexico show that almost 2.3 percent of all reported collisions and 14.2 percent of traffic fatalities involved motorcyclists. The state had a motorcycle fatality rate of 14.29 per every 100,000 people in 2015. This is considerably higher than the national average of 10.92. There were 38 motorcycle deaths reported in the Land of Enchantment in 2015, and this made up roughly 13 percent of deaths that year. 

When you get on a motorcycle, there is no other feeling in the world that can really compare. You can reach fast speeds in a matter of seconds, but there is little protecting you from the full force of a serious impact. That is why many riders wear helmets and take other protective measures when they get on their bikes. Unfortunately, this is often not enough to completely protect motorcyclists in the event of a serious auto accident. 

Despite what many people think, motorcyclists are usually not responsible for crashes. Many drivers do not give riders the attention they need to maintain a safe roadway for everyone, and motorcycles are much harder to see than large passenger cars. This can result in life-changing motorcycle crashes on New Mexico roadways. A reckless driver should be held responsible if their actions contributed to life-changing injuries in a motorcycle collision. That is where we can help. 

A car crash lawyer in Albuquerque will know the exact steps to take to make sure you are on the best path toward a complete recovery. Motorcycle accidents can leave riders dealing with life-changing injuries and other damages, and you need to make sure that no stone is left unturned in your pursuit of justice. Will Ferguson & Associates has years of experience helping crash victims obtain full and fair compensation for their injuries resulting from a motorcycle crash. If you have any questions about your eligibility for recovery, contact our offices today at (505) 243-5566 to discuss your case. We want to make sure that you and your loved ones are able to achieve the recovery you deserve. 


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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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