Los Alamos, NM - Fallen Tree Causes Multi-Vehicle Crash on NM-4
Los Alamos, NM (December 16, 2021) - A pileup crash in Los Alamos left at least one person injured on Wednesday morning, December 15. The accident was reported near mile marker 43 on NM-4 at around 7:15 a.m.
When emergency responders arrived, there were several fallen tree limbs on the highway. Several vehicles were involved, and the involved parties were trapped inside. The injured victims were extricated by emergency units, and two people were reportedly transported to a local hospital for treatment. Both sides of the roadway were closed for several hours.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Crashes in New Mexico
It is dangerous to drive a car, and many car crashes result in severe injuries. Distracted driving and speeding are two of the most common causes of serious car accidents in New Mexico, and nearly one in every 130 collisions in the state results in death. According to the New Mexico Department of Transportation, a car accident occurs every 26 minutes, and over 25,000 people are injured in more than 40,000 vehicle collisions each year.
If you are injured in a traffic accident, you have the right to full compensation for your injuries and other damages. This is especially true if you were injured due to someone else's carelessness. Calculating the exact amount of your losses can be difficult. In order to receive just compensation, many different factors must be considered. Two of the most important factors are the severity of the victim's pain and the financial damages incurred as a result of the car accident. Without the assistance of an Albuquerque car accident lawyer, even those who are well-versed in the law may find it difficult to recover.
Auto Accident Attorneys in Albuquerque
Will Ferguson & Associates believes that the legal system for victims of serious car accidents should be fair, effective, and effective. After you have been wrongfully injured by another person, our Albuquerque personal injury attorneys have a moral obligation to protect your legal rights. By ensuring that your legal rights are protected, our legal team will fight for the full value of your compensation. No one should be held responsible for an accident caused by the negligence of others.
If you have been injured in a car accident, call an Albuquerque law firm today at (505) 243-5566 to discuss your case.
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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.