Albuquerque, NM - Vehicle Accident Causes Injuries on NM 423

Albuquerque, NM (April 29, 2023) - A major car crash happened in Albuquerque on the morning of April 28. At approximately 11:35 a.m., emergency crews, including police, EMTs, and fire crews, were sent to the scene shortly after the accident happened in order to render aid and investigate. 

According to reports from authorities, the accident occurred on New Mexico Route 423 near milepost 5. The incident happened when vehicles collided on the roadway for reasons still under local law enforcement investigation. 

Paramedics transported at least one injured victim to the hospital to be treated for injuries. The names of the injured victims have not been reported at this time. 

Rescue crews remained at the scene for an extended period of time on Friday morning, causing significant traffic delays in the area. 

Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full recovery.

New Mexico Car Accidents

 Albuquerque, NM - Vehicle Accident Causes Injuries on NM 423 near Milepost 5 Car crashes happen all the time in the United States. On average, over 17,000 car crashes happen per day in the United States. Of these accidents, over 7,500 people sustain injuries, and more than 100 lose their lives. In New Mexico, tens of thousands of people sustain injuries per year due to auto collisions, and about 400 lose their lives. 

Car accidents are often caused by driver negligence. In the United States, driver intoxication and distraction are the two main reasons car crashes happen. Driver distraction leads to over 400,000 vehicle accidents per year that take the lives of more than 3,000 people. Driver intoxication is responsible for over 30% of fatal accidents in the US. These statistics highlight the fact that driver negligence has become a severe issue in the United States that causes injuries and fatalities. 

When you or someone you love sustained injuries in a car crash, it is important to know that you have options, especially if you know the incident was caused by negligence. Driver negligence is illegal in the United States and punishable by hefty fines and sometimes even jail time. Negligent drivers need to be held accountable for their actions so they are less likely to put themselves and others at risk in the future. 

Contact the law office of Will Ferguson & Associates if you know that your or your loved one’s injuries were caused by driver negligence. We have decades of experience helping injured victims who have been hurt by driver negligence recover. We can help you collect financial compensation for a long list of damages that may have resulted from your accident. For example, here are some of the most common damages that may be able to be compensated for in a car accident injury claim:

  • Medical care costs
  • Expenses associated with vehicle repairs/replacement
  • Lost wages
  • Lost future earning capacity
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of life enjoyment
  • Pain
  • Suffering
  • Embarrassment
  • Emotional turmoil

Call Will Ferguson & Associates at your earliest convenience to speak with a skilled car crash attorney in Albuquerque who can help you recover. You can reach our firm at  (505) 243-5566.


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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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