San Juan County, NM - Car Wreck Causes Injuries on US Hwy 550 near S Bloomfield
San Juan County, NM (November 5, 2022) - A car wreck happened on Thursday, November 3, in San Juan County on Highway 550 near South Bloomfield. How and why the crash took place remains unknown at this time.
According to information from officials, the accident occurred around 6:06 a.m. about a mile south of the Huerfano area. Emergency crews were seen rendering aid at the scene a short time after it happened.
One or more people received medical care at the crash site. It is currently unclear how many people were taken to the hospital.
Traffic was backed up in the area for at least 8 hours while crews worked to secure the scene. Police in San Juan County continue to investigate the circumstances of the incident.
We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
New Mexico Car Accidents
In the US, approximately 6 million car crashes happen per year. These wrecks cause about 40,000 people to lose their lives and approximately 3 million to sustain serious injuries. About one in seven drivers makes the decision to go without a seat belt. This is a dangerous decision, considering the fact that wearing a seat belt slashes the chance of dying in an accident in half. Some of the main contributing factors of auto crashes in the United States include driver distraction, intoxication, and speeding.
You are legally eligible to seek financial compensation if you were injured by the negligent actions of another person. Usually, when you're hurt in an auto accident, you will receive a call from the insurance company of the other motorist. They will want you to provide a statement concerning your crash, however, you should not do this without first speaking to an auto accident lawyer. An attorney can help you get full and fair financial compensation from the insurance company, which would rather close out your case cheaply and quickly without giving you the compensation you deserve. You are legally eligible to file a personal injury claim for compensation that can cover all of the costs related to your accident. Medical care, vehicle repairs, and more may be able to be paid for by way of financial compensation. The best way to receive the maximum compensation available to you is to work with a skilled personal injury attorney.
The personal injury process is often arduous and complex, making it difficult to deal with on your own. Hiring a lawyer will be a huge relief for you during this difficult time. An attorney will thoroughly investigate your case, gather all the necessary evidence to prove your innocence in the accident, and make sure you get the maximum compensation available for your injuries and losses.
Victims may have a better chance of navigating the complicated legal system with the assistance of knowledgeable attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates. Victims are highly encouraged to seek out this support and legal guidance.
Call (505) 243-5566 to speak with a skilled San Juan County car accident lawyer about your legal options if you or a member of your family has been wounded in a car accident.
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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.