Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Fatally Hit at 1st St & McKnight Ave

Albuquerque, NM (April 13, 2023) - On Thursday morning, April 13, a pedestrian was killed after being struck by a motor vehicle in Albuquerque. 

The deadly accident was first reported at the intersection of 1st Street and McKnight Avenue. At around 4 a.m., local authorities were notified of a body lying on the roadway. The individual was pronounced dead at the scene once emergency responders arrived. 

No other information has been provided at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Fatally Hit at 1st St & McKnight AveWalking near or on the road increases your risk of incurring severe injuries in a car accident. Statistics show that nearly  1.42 percent of all reported car accidents in New Mexico involved pedestrians. It is remarkable that only 88.22% of these pedestrian accidents resulted in injuries, while 11.78% of them tragically resulted in deaths. 2019 saw over 1700 pedestrians injured in crashes in New Mexico. If you or a loved one was killed or hurt in a pedestrian accident, contact a lawyer as soon as possible.

There is nothing as painful as losing someone close to you. The death of a family member can be even worse when it was caused by another driver's reckless actions. No amount of money could ever replace your loved one, but you might be able to bring a wrongful death lawsuit against the individual who caused their passing. In New Mexico, specific people are permitted to bring these legal actions on behalf of a departed loved one. Consult a reputable attorney right away to determine if you have a case for wrongful death.

You and your family are probably going through a trying period if a loved one passes away unexpectedly in a car accident. Will Ferguson & Associates wrongful death lawyers are dedicated to seeking monetary damages because we want to be by your side throughout this tragic loss. After the death of a loved one, our legal team is here to stand by you and fight for the just restitution you and your family deserve. In order to go on and recover, you must have trust that whoever caused the loss will be held accountable and that you will receive the justice you require. Families who have just suffered a loss might not think to file a claim right away, but doing so could be very advantageous to you and your remaining loved ones. Call our offices right now at (505) 243-5566 to arrange a consultation with one of our Albuquerque wrongful death lawyers.


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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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