Recent News for Accidents 
in Albuquerque

With a population of over half a million people, Albuquerque is the most populous city in New Mexico and the 32nd most populous city in the United States. According to the New Mexico Department of Transportation, a collision occurred every 27 minutes in Bernalillo County in 2019. Statewide, more than 20,000 people were injured and nearly 500 were killed.

The Albuquerque car accident lawyers at Parnall Law Firm, are here to keep you informed about collisions in our city and are here to provide knowledgeable counsel and aggressive representation to those who’ve been injured. Read more here and contact us for a free consultation if you’ve been hurt in a crash that was not your fault.

Emergency crews respond to wreck on I-25 near Clark Field
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Parnall Law News Team

SOCORRO, NM – According to NMRoads, first responders were called to the scene of a traffic accident on I-25 NB near mile marker 150. Dispatchers received calls concerning the incident around 7:03 a.m. The cause of the collision is under investigation. Crash reported on NM 145 near Animas ANIMAS, NM…

Wreck reported near Fairview Memorial Park
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Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to APD Traffic, a car accident was reported at Coal Ave SE and Columbia Dr SE on Tuesday. All Eastbound lanes on Coal are shut down at Columbia due to a vehicle crash — APD Traffic (@ABQTraffic) May 1, 2024 The incident closed down all eastbound…

Person injured when driver crashed in Savers store in Las Cruces dies
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Parnall Law News Team

LAS CRUCES, NM – According to KOB, one of the 15 people injured when a driver crashed through a Savers store located at 2340 N Main St on Tuesday has died. A 69-year-old driving a Ford Explorer accidentally pushed the gas pedal instead of the brake as they entered a…

Several injured after driver crashes into store near Apodaca Park
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Parnall Law News Team

LAS CRUCES, NM – According to KOAT, 15 people were hurt when an SUV driver slammed into the front glass wall at Savers Thrift Store located at 2340 N Main St on Tuesday. Rescue crews transported ten of the 15 people who were hurt in the crash to area hospitals….

NMSP officers perform PIT maneuver on stolen TCSO vehicle
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Parnall Law News Team

TAOS COUNTY, NM – According to KRQE, a man who stole a Taos County Sheriff’s Office vehicle was hurt when New Mexico State Police Officers performed a PIT maneuver on the vehicle and crashed it near Paseo Del Canon W and Paseo Del Pueblo Sur on Sunday. Shay Anthony Hawes,…

Deputy charged for deadly crash in Deming
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Parnall Law News Team

DEMING, NM – According to KOAT, authorities have charged a Luna County Sheriff’s Office deputy for a fatal wreck near NM 11 and Voorhies Rd on Nov. 11. Deputy Paul Garcia, 31, was driving an LCSO patrol vehicle on his way to an active burglary call at speeds of 131…

Officer collides with pedestrian while chasing suspect near Alvarado Park
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Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to KOB, an officer hit a pedestrian while pursuing a car-jacking suspect near San Mateo Blvd NE and Haines Ave NE on Monday. A 17-year-old male stole another person’s vehicle at gunpoint near 8100 San Joaquin Ave SE. Officers spotted the teen driving the stolen car…

Hit-and-run driver hits pedestrian in southeast Albuquerque
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Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to KOAT, a hit-and-run driver collided with a male pedestrian at Central Ave and Yale Blvd SE on Friday. A person driving a red Mercedes CLA with a yellow New Mexico license plate struck the victim around 5:30 p.m. as he was walking on a crosswalk….

Driver fatally collides with another vehicle near Huning Highlands
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Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to KOB, a driver fatally struck another vehicle at Coal Ave SE and Broadway Blvd SE on Saturday. A driver ran a red light and hit another driver around 11 p.m. Rescue crews pronounced the driver who was hit dead at the scene and transported the…

1 dead following fatal motorcycle crash near East Central Business Park
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Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to KOAT, one person died in a motorcycle accident at Central Ave NE WB and Elizabeth St NE on Saturday. The crash was between a vehicle and a motorcycle. Officials have not released the victim’s name or any other details concerning the incident. Wreck reported on…