Albuquerque, NM (June 27, 2020) – At approximately 9:50 p.m., on June 26, the Albuquerque Police and Fire Departments responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 40.
Reports from the authorities show that a semi-truck and a second vehicle collided along the eastbound side of the Interstate near the bridge for Atrisco Vista Boulevard. Several emergency units were requested to the scene of the accident. At least one person was rushed to a local hospital for medical treatment. At this time, the collision remains under investigation with the police.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident.
Truck Accidents in New Mexico
Of the 43,000 motor vehicle accidents that occur each year in New Mexico, around 1,400 of them involve semi-trucks and larger commercial vehicles. Although they make up less than 3% of all collisions annually, they are four times more likely to result in fatal injuries. Victims that live through these tragic collisions often require extensive medical treatment and hospitalization. Numerous victims are unable to return to work and left with debilitating injuries. In fact, one out of every 15 people involved in a New Mexico truck accident is left with incapacitating injuries. When people are injured in collisions as a result of reckless and negligent drivers, they should reach out to a wrongful death attorney in New Mexico as soon as possible.
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