Albuquerque, NM - Traffic Collision Ends in Injuries on Griegos Rd near 5th St NW

Albuquerque, NM (July 16, 2023) - Emergency responders in Albuquerque were dispatched to the scene of a car crash on Griegos Road North West on the morning of July 16. Shortly before 7:00 a.m., on Sunday, the wreck was reported to officials in the area, who promptly went to the scene. 

Sources say the incident occurred on Griegos Road Near 5th Street Northwest when two or more vehicles collided. What caused the crash to occur is still under local law enforcement investigation at this time. 

Several responders were seen rendering aid at the wreck site; however, the extent of the injuries suffered in the collision remains unknown. The roadway was closed while crews worked to help the injured victims. 

At this time, police in Albuquerque are still investigating the circumstances of the crash. 

We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victims. 

New Mexico Car Crashes

Albuquerque, NM - Traffic Collision Ends in Injuries on Griegos Rd near 5th St NWNew Mexico is no stranger to car accidents. In 2020, over 45,000 auto accidents were reported throughout the state. The majority of these crashes were caused by negligent driving, as most auto accidents across the nation are caused by things like driver distraction, speeding, and driver intoxication.

 For example, the most common reason auto collisions take place in New Mexico is speeding. Speeding is a dangerous behavior displayed by numerous drivers throughout the nation. Traveling at speeds below or above the speed limit is a common contributing factor in numerous auto accidents in New Mexico and across the United States. Additionally, driver intoxication is another dangerous form of driver negligence that causes thousands of car crashes each year. Driving while intoxicated can impair your judgment, reaction times, and motor skills, all of which are needed to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Driver distraction is another common form of driver negligence seen among American drivers. Every single year, more than 400,000 car crashes happen due to the actions of distracted drivers. Sadly, over 3000 people end up losing their lives yearly because of distracted driving. If you or someone you love has been injured in a car crash caused by driver negligence, you deserve to be able to recover without having to worry about money. You may be going through an extremely trying time after your accident. Dealing with painful injuries and expensive medical care, as well as vehicle repairs or replacement, lost wages, and more. 

An Albuquerque car accident attorney from Will Ferguson and Associates can help you recover in numerous ways. Our law firm has been working to help injured accident victims get their lives back on track after their collisions for decades. We know what needs to be done to get you the financial compensation and justice that you deserve during this difficult time. You can reach our law office by calling (505) 243-5566  to speak with a lawyer about your claim.


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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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