North Valley, NM - Pedestrian Hurt in Crash at Montano Rd & Edith Blvd
North Valley, NM (November 2, 2022) - On Tuesday, November 1, a pedestrian was injured after being hit by a motor vehicle in the North Valley area.
The crash was initially reported at the intersection of Montano Road and Edith Boulevard at around 9:30 p.m. A pedestrian was crossing at the scene when they were hit by an oncoming motorist. The injured party suffered serious injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital.
The area was closed for several hours. No updates on the conditions of the crash victim have been provided.
Local authorities are handling the ongoing crash investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Mexico
Traveling on foot exposes you to the dangers of the road. In 2019 and 2020, New Mexico experienced the highest rate of pedestrian fatalities per capita in the US. Since 2016, our state has consistently ranked first for pedestrian deaths.
If you or a member of your family has been hurt as a pedestrian in an accident, you might be eligible for financial compensation. Accidents involving pedestrians can result in life-threatening injuries or even death. The specifics of the collision can have an effect on the kinds of injuries that may result. It is imperative that you seek medical assistance whenever you get injuries as a result of being involved in an accident that involved a motor vehicle.
You probably know that pedestrians are entitled to the right-of-way. This is true in every situation, except when the pedestrian leaves a safe spot and moves in front of an automobile that is unable to stop in such a short distance. In that case, the pedestrian's safety is at risk. Therefore, a motorist could be responsible for an accident involving a pedestrian if they drove recklessly through a crosswalk, disobeyed a red light, checked their phone, etc.
The attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates will support you in defending your right to compensation following a pedestrian accident. Our accident attorneys won't stop until the wrongdoer is held accountable for their actions. By engaging a skilled attorney after a bike accident, you can prevent a sizable insurance company from taking advantage of you.
Contact a North Valley pedestrian accident lawyer at (505) 243-5566 to learn how we can help you heal completely from your injuries while holding the negligent driver accountable.
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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.