Albuquerque, NM (August 19, 2020) – According to the Albuquerque Police Department, two people died after a multi-vehicle accident on Monday morning, August 17th. The fatal crash was reported at an unspecified time during the early morning hours on Interstate 25 at Sunport Boulevard.
Authorities say a total of three vehicles collided in the southbound lanes of the Pan American Freeway. Due to the impact of the crash, one person was ejected from one of the vehicles, and a backseat passenger in one of the other vehicles was trapped in the wreckage. Crews with the Bernalillo County Fire Department arrived at the scene where they worked to free the pinned passenger. Both victims were pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle with the trapped passenger was transported to the University of New Mexico Hospital with severe injuries. There has been no update on that victim’s condition. The operator of the third vehicle was unharmed in the incident.
At this time, Investigators with the APD are working to establish the cause of this incident.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them and everyone that was affected by this tragedy. There is nothing more devastating than the unexpected and sudden loss of a family member especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided.
Our local New Mexico wrongful death attorney Will Ferguson is available 24 hours a day to answer all of your questions surrounding the fatal accident that claimed the life of your loved one. Call 1-888-657-1460 right now to be connected with our New Mexico wrongful death lawyer who will provide you with a free case evaluation, a complimentary copy of the police accident report, and will ensure that your legal rights are protected and asserted. Call us today.
Fatal Car Accidents in New Mexico
In 2016, about 383 people died due to injuries caused by the 337 New Mexico car accidents that were reported across the state. These numbers represent an approximate average of 18.4 fatalities for every 100,000 New Mexico residents, according to official data. These figures show a fatality rate of 1.51 deaths per one million miles traveled, which is an unsettling number that is among one of the highest anywhere in the country.
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