Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Fatally Hit at I-25 & Jefferson St

Albuquerque, NM (June 9, 2023) - A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a motor vehicle in Albuquerque on Thursday, June 8. 

The fatal accident took place on Interstate 25 NB near Jefferson Street at around 5 p.m. A pedestrian was traveling on the highway when they were hit by an oncoming motorist. Emergency responders were sent to the scene to render aid to the crash victim. 

The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the victim has not been released at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the fatal crash is underway. 

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

New Mexico Deadly Pedestrian Accidents

Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Fatally Hit at I-25 & Jefferson StA pedestrian will nearly always suffer more serious injuries in a traffic accident. The most recent data available indicates that 40 people were struck and died in 2022 on roadways in unincorporated Bernalillo County and Albuquerque. It is generally risky to be a pedestrian in New Mexico, and the state has the highest rate of pedestrian fatalities in the country. If a pedestrian accident resulted in your injuries or the death of a loved one, you might be entitled to compensation.

A fatal pedestrian crash will always be tragic, especially if it was caused by someone else's carelessness. You might be considering how you will continue to take care of your family's financial obligations after a family member passes away. You may need to organize a funeral, possibly pay any outstanding medical bills, and generally put your life back together. Our team of attorneys provides assistance and recognizes how challenging this can be. We want to do everything we can to reduce your stress as much as possible.

If you lost a loved one in a serious pedestrian accident, your attorney can help you determine if you are entitled to financial compensation. You and your family may receive financial aid from a wrongful death lawsuit to help you and your family move on and heal. If you want to make sure that your rights are protected and that your case is handled fairly, you need a wrongful death attorney on your side.

If a loved one passes away unexpectedly in a pedestrian accident, you and your loved ones will be left to pick up the pieces. The wrongful death attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates are committed to supporting you through your tragic loss and pursuing compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit. As you fight for the maximum compensation to which you are due, our legal team will be by your side at every turn. Families often delay taking legal action after a deadly crash, but pursuing a claim can provide you the best chance to get justice and financial recovery. Call a wrongful death lawyer in Albuquerque at (505) 243-5566 right away to explore your case.


Note: This post was created specifically utilizing secondary sources. It is to be used independently by Will Ferguson & Associates. Our team has not autonomously verified the information used by these news sources and, if any information seems to be inaccurate, please reach out and let us know so we can immediately make corrections as they become necessary.
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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