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North Valley, NM - Pedestrian Critically Injured in Crash at Edith Blvd & Montano Rd

January 9, 2023
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North Valley, NM (January 9, 2023) - A pedestrian was seriously hurt after being involved in a traffic accident in the North Valley neighborhood of Albuquerque on Saturday, January 7.

Officials from the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the scene of a vehicle vs pedestrian accident at around 7:30 p.m. A pedestrian was traveling near the intersection of Edith Boulevard and Montano Road when they were hit by an oncoming vehicle. 

The injured party was transported to UNMH in critical condition. The identity of the victim was not released. No additional information has been provided at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New Mexico

North Valley, NM - Pedestrian Critically Injured in Crash at Edith Blvd & Montano RdAlbuquerque and the rest of New Mexico have seen an increase in fatal pedestrian accidents in recent years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the state averages about 70 pedestrian fatalities each year. Pedestrians are particularly vulnerable to serious injuries in traffic accidents, and for many years, New Mexico has had the highest rate of pedestrian fatalities in the country. Contact a qualified attorney if you have been injured in a pedestrian crash. 

If you have been involved in a pedestrian accident, it is important to seek the help of an experienced attorney who specializes in such cases as soon as possible. A skilled lawyer can ensure that the insurance company does not take undue advantage of you or coerce you into accepting an unfair settlement. In the event that you have grounds to file a personal injury claim, your attorney can also represent you in court and defend your legal rights. 

It is crucial that you take steps to protect your rights if you were injured as a pedestrian, as the insurance company and at-fault party will be working against you. Your lawyer will act as your advocate and handle all communication and negotiations, allowing you to focus on your recovery. Don't hesitate to contact a lawyer for assistance with your case.

If you have been involved in a pedestrian accident, the attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates are here to help you get the fair compensation you deserve. Our accident lawyers have a track record of holding responsible parties accountable for pedestrian crashes in New Mexico, and we will work tirelessly to defend your rights. We can assist you in obtaining proper compensation while also protecting you from the tactics of large insurance companies. To learn more about how we can help you fully recover from your injuries and hold the at-fault driver accountable, please contact a North Valley pedestrian accident lawyer at (505) 243-5566.

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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