Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Killed in Collision at 4th St & Candelaria Rd

Albuquerque, NM (September 14, 2023) - On Thursday morning, September 14, a pedestrian was killed after being reportedly hit by a motor vehicle in the Albuquerque area. 

The fatal crash occurred in the northwest area of the city at the intersection of 4th Street and Candelaria Road near the time of 5:30 a.m. Emergency responders were called to the scene of a pedestrian-vehicle accident, and it was later revealed that the victim suffered fatal injuries in the crash. There were delays on the road due to imposed restrictions while paramedics were present. 

At this time, the identity of the deceased party has been withheld. No further information on the fatal accident has been made public. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is in the hands of local law enforcement officials, and further details will be provided as it continues. 

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

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Pedestrian Killed in Collision at 4th St & Candelaria RdTraveling as a pedestrian in New Mexico comes with serious risks. The state has one of the highest pedestrian fatality rates in the nation. Almost 23 percent of pedestrian deaths in the state are related to vehicle accidents. New Mexico had a pedestrian fatality rate of 3.96 per every 100,000 people in 2018. This was nearly twice the national rate of 1.92 fatalities per 100,000 population. Almost 64 percent of traffic fatalities in the state involved a victim who was not wearing a seatbelt. You need to be ready to act if you or a loved one is unfairly injured in a serious pedestrian accident. 

Dealing with the aftermath of a deadly pedestrian crash is never easy. Unfortunately, the families of the deceased party are often left to pick up the pieces. Recovering after an untimely death can be difficult, and it often takes an extended amount of time. If someone close to you was killed by the actions of a reckless driver, you need to act right away. This can help make sure that important evidence related to the accident is preserved and can be used to back up your wrongful death claim. New Mexico provides families with the ability to take legal action if someone close to them is killed in a pedestrian accident, and you need to get started on your case as soon as possible. 

You should not be left on your own after an untimely death. Seeking a wrongful death lawsuit can be extremely difficult, and there is always so much on the line. You should not leave your claim to chance. Will Ferguson & Associates knows how to get real results for our clients, and we have helped many families make a financial recovery following a deadly pedestrian accident. Our team of Albuquerque wrongful death lawyers are here to help you every step of the way if you have lost a family member in a fatal crash. Give us a call today at (505) 243-5566 to discuss your case with a qualified personal injury lawyer. 


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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