Albuquerque, NM - Victims Injured in Auto Accident on I-40 near milepost 159

Albuquerque, NM (April 22, 2023) - On the morning of Friday, April 21, emergency crews in Albuquerque were dispatched to the scene of an auto accident. It happened on an interstate in the area at approximately 11:04 a.m. 

Responders, including EMTs, police, paramedics, and fire crews, were sent to the crash site a short time after the wreck happened in order to help those involved in the collision. Reports show the wreck happened on Interstate 40 near milepost 159. 

The contributing factors of the accident have not been reported to the public. Police and paramedics were seen rendering aid at the scene for an extended period of time on the 21st, resulting in substantial traffic delays. 

At this time, authorities in Albuquerque continue to investigate the details of the accident. 

We hope for the full recovery of the injured parties. 

New Mexico Vehicle Crashes

Albuquerque, NM - Victims Injured in Auto Accident on I-40 near milepost 159

Car crashes in New Mexico happen frequently. On average, the state sees tens of thousands of car crashes per year that injure thousands and take the lives of hundreds. In one recent year, almost 500 people lost their lives in New Mexico car accidents. 

These accidents can happen for a multitude of reasons. The majority of New Mexican car crashes happen due to the actions of negligent drivers. Drivers who drive while intoxicated, distracted, or overly fatigued cause millions of vehicle accidents throughout the United States on a yearly basis.

When you or someone you love has been injured in a serious car crash, it is important to be able to tell how and why the incident occurred. If you’re under the impression that a negligent driver caused your accident and the injuries that followed, you should be able to collect financial compensation for the losses and damages you face. Working with a car crash attorney in Albuquerque can greatly increase your chances of being able to collect full and fair financial compensation to help you pay for: 

  • Lost wages: losing pay due to being stuck recovering in the hospital or at home is a common problem crash victims face. This can cause stress and anxiety in your life where there was none before. 
  • Pain & suffering: this non-economic damage is often a direct result of being involved in a severe auto accident. Not only are your injuries painful to acquire, but they are also painful to recover from. You may also be suffering from mental anguish surrounding the entire experience, depending on its severity. 
  • Medical bills: Crash victims often face outstanding medical bills that are hard to pay. The average cost related to sustaining a serious car crash injury that requires hospitalization is in the tens of thousands. 

Other damages may result from your accident that qualifies for compensation. By working with a skilled lawyer, you can learn more about your legal right to recover financial compensation. The skilled attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates have years of experience in helping those who have been hurt by the actions of negligent parties. 

Call our law firm at (505) 243-5566 to speak with an Albuquerque auto accident attorney.


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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