Albuquerque, NM - Accident on Cutler Ave. NE Results in Injuries
May 3, 2019
Albuquerque, NM (May 03, 2019) - An accident occurred on Friday, May 3rd shortly after noon in northeast Albuquerque, briefly obstructing the flow of traffic.
Officers from the Albuquerque Police Department and other emergency responders arrived at the scene of a car accident at the intersection of Louisiana Boulevard NE and Cutler Avenue NE that resulted in injuries to at least one of the people involved.
The details of the accident and the names and conditions of those who were injured have not yet been released as the investigation is still ongoing.
We wish a full and speedy recovery to anyone who was injured in this accident.
Multi-Vehicle Accidents in Albuquerque
On a typical day in New Mexico, there is an average of 250 people who will become victims of a car accident. From those 250 accident victims, roughly 20% will end up with catastrophic injuries that could negatively impact the remainder of their lives and 3% will meet their death.
The National Traffic Highway Safety Administration has issued reports claiming that the two leading factors in all of these vehicle collisions in New Mexico, are drunk driving and distracted driving. Another major factor in the occurrence of traffic accidents in highway motorists is neglecting to follow basic safety protocols and elementary rules of the road. Common driving mistakes like failing to look in your blind spot, using the passing lane for driving, and driving faster than the legal posted speed limit are also principle causes in New Mexico’s sky-high car accident numbers.
When a person ends up with a catastrophic injury due to the careless or malicious actions of another driver, they will have a variety of legal courses of action that are protected by New Mexico personal injury and car accident laws. These laws were designed to ensure that you and your family do not undergo further losses due to ]taking on financial obligations that you can’t possibly handle on behalf of damages that you didn’t cause such as surgeries, hospitalization, doctor bills, prescription medications, and therapy.
If you or someone that you love has suffered injuries due to the negligence of another driver, the proactive legal move you can make would be to contact a qualified and reputable New Mexico car accident attorney as soon as you are able.
The car accident attorneys here at the law offices of Will Ferguson & Associates have been protecting the rights of victims and their families for over four decades. If you would like to receive a free, no-obligation consultation concerning a claim that you feel you may have, please give us a call at 505-243-5566 and schedule an appointment with us today.
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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 and 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.