Albuquerque, NM - Serious Injury Collision at Dennis Chavez & Unser Blvd

Albuquerque, NM (August 23, 2023) - There were reported injuries following a traffic accident in Albuquerque on Tuesday, August 22. 

At around 7:46 p.m., the accident was reported at the corner of Dennis Chavez Boulevard SW and Unser Boulevard SW. Two vehicles were involved in the accident, and emergency responders were sighted at the crash site. The crash victims were treated at the scene by attending medical personnel, and those requiring additional aid were later transferred to local hospitals. 

The number and severity of resulting injuries have not been determined at this time. No updates on the conditions of the injured parties have been made public. 

Local authorities are handling the ongoing accident investigation. More information will be provided as the investigation continues. 

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

Distracted Driving Crashes in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Serious Injury Collision at Dennis Chavez & Unser BlvdThe majority of car accidents in New Mexico are caused by some form of driver error. When drivers engage in reckless behaviors behind the wheel, they can be held liable for any resulting injuries and damages. Driver distraction continues to be a serious issue in New Mexico. In 2021, there were 195 deaths reported in the state caused by driver distraction. Statistics show that almost 41 percent of deadly collisions in New Mexico involve a distracted driver, and this is much higher than the national average. Driver distraction was a factor in nearly 21.5 percent of injury crashes and 8.3 percent of deadly collisions in the state in 2018. 

If you want to successfully pursue a personal injury claim, you need to be able to establish that the at-fault party acted in a negligent manner. This can be hard to do on your own, but a lawyer will know exactly what to do in order to determine who is liable for your accident. To establish negligence, you need to show that the at-fault party had a duty of care and that they breached that duty by engaging in reckless behavior. This breach has to be shown to have directly caused your injuries. Your lawyer will be able to investigate your accident and gather the relevant information needed to show who is responsible. 

The point of pursuing a personal injury claim is to recover compensation for your injuries and other damages after a car accident. You may be able to recover economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages are more tangible and involve things like hospital bills and other out-of-pocket expenses. Non-economic damages are less tangible and can include things like pain and suffering. These are harder to quantify and can be challenging to get without the help of an experienced personal injury lawyer. If you want to find out what damages are available in your case, you need to contact a trusted attorney as soon as you can. 

Contact an Albuquerque car crash lawyer at Will Ferguson & Associates if you want to pursue a claim for compensation. Contact our offices today at (505) 243-5566 to discuss your case with a trained attorney. 

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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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