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Valencia County, NM - Auto Accident Turns Fatal on New Mexico State Rd 47 near Northeast Belen

October 29, 2022
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Valencia County, NM (October 29, 2022) - A fatal auto accident happened in Valencia County on Friday, October 28. Reports state that the incident occurred on New Mexico State Road 47. 

According to information from local officials, the accident happened at around 9:00 p.m. on New Mexico State Road 47 near northeast Belen. Officers with the Valencia County Sheriff’s Office arrived at the wreck site, located at the intersection with Entrada Road, to find one driver deceased. 

The name of the deceased victim has not been reported at this time. Police in Albuquerque continue to investigate the details of the accident. 

Witnesses reported that they heard a “loud vehicle” fleeing the scene of the accident a short time after it occurred. Due to the nature of the deadly accident, investigators are handling the case as a possible homicide. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. 

Auto Collisions in New Mexico

Valencia County, NM - Auto Accident Turns Fatal on New Mexico State Rd 47 near Northeast BelenCar accidents happen constantly in the United States. Every day, there are about 17,000 auto accidents reported. These wrecks cause injuries to more than 7,000 people daily. Due to driver distraction being on the rise in the past decade, auto accidents have become a lot more frequent and severe. Drivers who choose to look at their phones, and drive at unsafe speeds, while intoxicated or too tired, cause the majority of the auto accidents reported in the country. This means that millions of vehicle collisions happen due to the negligence of drivers. 

If you or someone you love has recently been injured in an auto crash, you may be held financially liable for the financial consequences. These may include property damage, personal injuries, and even fatalities. 

With the majority of car accidents in the United States being caused by driver negligence, it is likely that your accident happened due to the actions of a negligent driver. Whether it was fully or partially someone else’s fault, you deserve to be compensated for your injuries and losses. An auto accident lawyer can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation if you or someone you love has recently been hurt in an accident caused by driver negligence. 

Depending on the severity of the collision that caused your injuries, you may qualify for financial compensation for a variety of damages. Pain and suffering, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and other damages that may have resulted from the wreck are eligible for financial compensation. 

If you have lost someone you love due to the negligence of another person on the road, you may be going through an extremely difficult time. If you think that your loved one’s accident was caused by the negligent actions of another person, you should contact a wrongful death lawyer as soon as you can to learn more about your legal options. 

You can collect financial compensation by contacting a car crash lawyer who can help you file a personal injury or wrongful death claim. The car accident lawyers in Valencia County from Will Ferguson & Associates have decades of experience helping injured crash victims make full financial recoveries. Contact our law firm to get the help you need to recover. 

If you or someone you love has recently been hurt in a crash contact our law office at  (505) 243-5566 to learn about how we can help you.

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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