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 NM 566 near Church Rock
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Parnall Law News Team

CHURCH ROCK, NM – According to NMRoads, first responders were called to the scene of an accident on NM 566 near mile marker 6 on Friday. Dispatchers received calls concerning the incident around 9:19 a.m. It is unclear if anyone was hurt in the collision. Wreck disrupts traffic on NM…

Wreck reported on NM 532 near Alto
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Parnall Law News Team

ALTO, NM – According to NMRoads, a crash was reported on NM 532 near mile marker 7 on Thursday. The incident happened around 8:37 a.m. It is unclear if anyone was hurt in the collision. Emergency crews respond to crash near Los Alamos ALBUQUERQUE, NM – First responders were called…

Gallup woman sentenced for DUI crash that killed her son
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Parnall Law News Team

GALLUP, NM – According to KRQE, a woman was sentenced in federal court for a drunk driving collision that took the life of her 8-month-old son on Feb. 11, 2022. Mariah Chapo, 27, was driving while drunk at high speeds when she failed to negotiate a turn and rolled her…

Wreck reported on US 60 near Clovis
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Parnall Law News Team

CLOVIS, NM – According to NMRoads, a traffic accident was reported on US 60, about one mile west of Clovis, on Tuesday. The incident happened around 8:07 a.m. It is unclear if anyone was hurt in the collision. Emergency crews respond to crash on US 380 near Carrizozo CARRIZOZO, NM…

2 hurt following crash near Bel-Air
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Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to KOAT, two people were hurt in a collision on I-40 WB near Carlisle Blvd on Monday. The wreck occurred around 3 a.m. Rescue crews transported two people to an area hospital. Their current condition is unknown. Crews shut down the area to clear the scene…

Police investigate deadly 2-vehicle crash near Cedar Ridge Park
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Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to KOB, the Albuquerque Police Department is investigating a fatal two-vehicle collision that happened near Coors Blvd NW and Fortuna Rd NW on Thursday. The collision occurred sometime early Thursday morning. Rescue crews transported an unknown number of people to area hospitals, where one person died….

Alleged impaired driver fatally collides with another vehicle on Mechem Dr
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Parnall Law News Team

RUIDOSO, NM – According to KOAT, a suspected impaired driver caused a deadly crash on Mechem Dr on Tuesday. Jadyn Mow, 22, was heading north on Mehem Dr when he strayed into the southbound lanes and collided head-on with a vehicle driven by George Fitzgibbon, 46,  around 9:50 p.m. Rescue…

Hit-and-run driver strikes, injures woman near Fair West
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Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to KOB, a hit-and-run driver collided with a female pedestrian near Central Ave NE and San Pedro Dr NE on Tuesday. An SUV driver hit the woman around midnight. Rescue crews transported the victim to an area hospital in critical condition. The Albuquerque Police Department is…

Driver fatally collides with man in Santa Fe
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Parnall Law News Team

SANTA FE, NM – According to KRQE, a driver struck and killed a man near Airport Rd and Zepol Rd on Saturday. First responders were called to the scene after receiving a report of a man hit by a vehicle. Rescue crews found a male pedestrian in the area and…

Hit-and-run driver strikes, kills pedestrian on I-25 in Socorro
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Parnall Law News Team

SOCORRO, NM – According to KOAT, a hit-and-run driver fatally collided with a pedestrian on I-25 near mile marker 161 on Friday. A driver rolled over to avoid hitting a deer that had crossed the interstate around 5:30 p.m. Adriana Jurado was clearing the scene when the driver of a…