Torrance, NM - Injuries Follow Car Wreck on I-40 near Encinosa Rd

Torrance, NM (May 27, 2023) - Emergency responders were seen on an interstate in Torrance on Tuesday afternoon, May 23, responding to the scene of an auto collision with injuries. 

At around 1:45 p.m., crews were sent to the crash site on Interstate 40 near Encinosa Road/exit 239. One or more people suffered injuries in the collision that happened for reasons still under local law enforcement investigation. 

Injuries resulted from the crash, and paramedics rendered aid at the scene. The roadway was blocked for some time while crews worked in the area. 

Our thoughts are with everyone involved as we hope for their full and fast recovery. 

Nothing further has been reported at this time.

New Mexico Vehicle Collisions

 Torrance, NM - Injuries Follow Car Wreck on I-40 near Encinosa RdAuto wrecks occur in the state of New Mexico constantly. Each year, around 45,000 vehicle crashes are reported in the Magnolia State that injure over 20,000 people and take the lives of hundreds of individuals. 

Each year, thousands of families are fractured due to severe auto accidents in New Mexico. About once every thirty minutes, a New Mexico auto accident is reported to officials. Right now, the most prevalent cause of car crashes in New Mexico and throughout the United States is driver distraction. Distracted driving contributes to more than 400,000 car crashes each year and takes the lives of over 3,000 people.

Speeding and driver intoxication are two other common causes of car crashes in the United States. Driver negligence causes more auto accidents than vehicle malfunctions and bad weather combined. 

When you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident, it is important to figure out how the wreck occurred. If you believe that a negligent driver caused your injuries, you may be eligible for financial compensation that can help you pay for some or all of the costs related to the accident. When you or someone you love has been hurt in a car crash, it is important to determine the cause of the wreck. If you believe that a negligent driver is responsible for your accident, you need to contact a car accident lawyer as soon as you can.

 In the United States, negligent driving is illegal and punishable by fines and sometimes even jail time. Those victimized by negligent drivers are usually eligible to receive financial compensation for their injuries and losses. You can file a personal injury claim with an attorney if you were hurt by another driver’s negligent actions. An auto accident attorney in Torrance can help you get the compensation you deserve after a negligent driver caused your injuries. 

The car accident lawyers from Will Ferguson & Associates have decades of experience assisting injured accident victims recover from their injuries and losses. Car wreck injuries can cost a fortune in medical bills, vehicle repairs, and more.

Call Will Ferguson & Associates at (505) 243-5566 to speak with an attorney regarding your case. You deserve to be compensated for the injuries and losses you endured as a result of your recent crash. Allow one of our attorneys to help you get through this difficult time. Contact us as soon as you can to get started on your own personal injury claim for compensation. 


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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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