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Albuquerque, NM - Auto Accident Ends in Injuries on Highway 54 near I-40

January 8, 2023
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Albuquerque, NM (January 7, 2023)  - On Wednesday afternoon, January 4, a car crash happened in Santa Rosa. Sources say the accident happened at around 6:00 p.m.

According to reports, the incident occurred on Highway 54 on the exit ramp from Interstate 40.  Vehicles collided for reasons still under police investigation. At least one person was sent to the hospital with injuries. 

Paramedics treated injured victims at the scene while police investigated the details of the crash. Little information is currently available concerning the circumstances of the wreck. 

Traffic was delayed on the highway while responders worked to secure the scene. Police continue to investigate the details of the accident. 

We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims. 

New Mexico Car Accidents

New Mexico, NM - Auto Accident Ends in Injuries on Highway 54 near I-40Each year, approximately 60,000 vehicle accidents happen in New Mexico. Statistics show that around 90% of auto accidents in the United States happen due to driver negligence. This includes distraction, inexperience, fatigue, speeding, and intoxication. Over 30% of deadly car wrecks in New Mexico happen because of drunk drivers. Distracted driving results in over 1 million vehicle accidents per year in the United States, while drowsy driving contributes to approximately 100,000 car crashes per year. 

Fault and negligence issues are complex, which is why a skilled personal injury attorney in Albuquerque will use an array of sources to help you determine who or what caused your collision. A lawyer will reference witness statements, police reports, and state traffic rules to help you determine the cause of your wreck. A negligent party can be held accountable for the costs associated with damages to your property or person. 

The car accident attorneys in Albuquerque at Will Ferguson & Associates fully understand how difficult your life can get if you’ve been injured in a car crash. You may be stuck recovering in the hospital while unable to work. Your injuries could have drastically altered your life and ability to function. If another person’s negligent actions led to your injuries, it is a smart move to hire a trusted and experienced car accident attorney who will be able to help you collect compensation. You will greatly benefit from our immense experience with personal injury law, our compassionate staff, and our valuable resources. 

A car wreck can happen in the blink of an eye but it can change your life forever. Our skilled car crash attorneys in Albuquerque are here to assist you in recovering physically, emotionally, and financially. You can reach us at (505) 243-5566 to speak with a lawyer regarding your case. 

 You should not have to pay for sustaining injuries due to the negligence of another person. You deserve skilled and considerate representation. Call our firm as soon as you can to get started on your recovery. 

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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