South Valley, NM - Police Respond to Crash at Isleta Blvd & La Font Rd
Albuquerque, NM (September 11, 2019) - Police were at the scene of a collision in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday, September 7. The crash took place at the corner of Isleta Blvd and La Font Rd. Local news sources reported the crash at around 5:50 p.m. the day of the incident.
The crash resulted in significant delays on the roadway due to lane closures. The circumstances of the accident are largely unknown. The roadway has since been cleared of any wreckage.
Authorities have not disclosed the nature or severity of the victims’ injuries sustained in the accident.
The story surrounding the accident is still developing. The investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
DUI Crashes in New Mexico
When a driver is drunk behind the wheel, they are more likely to injure themselves or others. In New Mexico, there were 1,037 reported auto accidents in 2015 that caused injury or loss of life involving intoxicated drivers. New Mexico is well known for its high rate of drunk driving accidents, ranking 10th in the nation for the highest rate of alcohol arrests.
After being involved in a crash with a drunk driver, you will likely be in shock. The behaviors of a drunk driver are erratic, and it can be difficult to see a drunk driver coming. In some cases, victims may be eligible to obtain lost compensation by contacting a New Mexico drunk driving attorney.
At Will Ferguson & Associates, we are bound by an ethical duty to help our clients recover the settlement they deserve after being injured in a collision caused by a drunk driver. We want to represent you and make sure that you have experienced legal counsel on your side. Contact our offices today at 505-243-5566 to see how we can help.
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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.