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Rio Rancho, NM - Injury Accident on Hwy 528 near Westside Blvd

January 1, 2023
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Rio Rancho, NM (December 31, 2022) - On the morning of December 28, a car accident happened in Rio Rancho. The crash was reported to officials in the area at approximately 10:00 a.m. 

Crews were seen rendering aid at the scene a short time after the accident occurred. Sources said it took place on Highway 528 near Westside Boulevard. 

Responders worked in the area for an extended period of time. Injured victims were transported by ambulance to local hospitals for treatment. 

One or more patients suffered serious injuries. Their names have not been reported at this time. 

Traffic was delayed in the area and local drivers were forced to use different routes while the scene was active. Authorities in Rio Rancho are still investigating the circumstances of the incident. 

We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries. 

New Mexico Car Crashes 


Most of the car crashes that happen in the United States and across New Mexico are caused by negligent drivers. Drivers who are fatigued, intoxicated, and distracted cause wrecks that end in severe injuries or even fatalities for millions of individuals per year. Currently, one of the leading causes of car crashes in the Land of Enchantment is speeding, which ends in over 11,000 fatalities per year in the US. 

It is alarming that driver negligence is the main cause of millions of car accidents per year. Especially when we consider that car wrecks are among the top ten leading causes of serious injuries and death in the United States. 

When you or someone in your family has been seriously injured in a traffic accident, you may be faced with a number of problems. You may be unable to work and enjoy your life the way you used to. You may be unable to pay all of the bills that result from your accident. However, financial compensation may be available to you depending on the circumstances of your crash. 

The first step to take after you seek medical care for your injuries is to determine who or what caused your accident. Did another driver act negligently and ultimately cause your injuries? If so, you may be able to collect compensation for the losses and damages you face. A car crash lawyer can help you file a personal injury claim, which is the first step to take if you wish to collect financial compensation. 

For many years, the Rio Rancho car accident attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates have been protecting and preserving the legal rights of injured crash victims.Our  team of attorneys has been working hard to help injured victims recover. Our team of skilled lawyers has the necessary resources to take your case to court if need be. Despite the nature of the crash, after you’ve been injured, we will work toward getting you the maximum compensation available for your injuries and losses. 

Contact our office at (505) 243-5566 to speak with a personal injury attorney.

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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