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.

News: Police release details of deadly collision at Avenida Cesar Chavez and I-25
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Bert Parnall

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The Albuquerque Police Department has released an update on a fatal crash that took place early Thursday morning. This is an update to a previous story. Two vehicles were involved in the collision at the intersection of Avenida Cesar Chavez and the southbound Interstate 25 off-ramp shortly…

News: Crew member killed when Alec Baldwin fires prop gun on movie set near Santa Fe, authorities say
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Bert Parnall

SANTA FE, NM – An investigation is underway after authorities say actor Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm on a New Mexico movie set Thursday afternoon, killing one person and injuring another. According to KRQE, the incident occurred at Bonanza Creek Ranch south of Santa Fe, where Baldwin was filming…

News: NM state representative says family members were injured in crash caused by 12-year-old driver
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Bert Parnall

LAS CRUCES, NM – A New Mexico State Representative is speaking out about his family’s ordeal last month, when they were involved in a crash with a 12-year-old driver in Las Cruces. KRQE reported on the interview with Representative Zach Cook regarding the incident that occurred Sept. 12. This is…

News: Crash shuts down lanes on I-40 at Rio Grande Boulevard in Albuquerque
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Bert Parnall

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Drivers were alerted to a crash affecting traffic in Albuquerque on Thursday afternoon. NMRoads 511 tweeted information about the incident, which occurred on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 157 in the vicinity of Rio Grande Boulevard. There was no immediate word on whether anyone was injured…

News: Police at scene of fatal rollover crash near I-25 in Albuquerque
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Bert Parnall

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – At least one person was killed in a rollover car accident in Albuquerque early Thursday morning, KRQE reports. Two vehicles were involved in the crash on Avenida Cesar Chavez near Interstate 25 at about 4:30 a.m. Responding officers found that one person had died at the scene….

News: Albuquerque man injured in car accident on Interstate 25
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Bert Parnall

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – A 19-year-old man was injured when his car crashed on Interstate 25 Sunday morning, the Sierra County Sentinel reports. Emergency crews responded to the scene at mile marker 66 on I-25 shortly after 8 a.m. The driver, Andrew Vargas of Albuquerque, had been driving a Lincoln Continental…

News: 82-year-old motorcyclist killed in Cibola County accident
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Bert Parnall

CIBOLA COUNTY, NM – An elderly man died after his motorcyclist crashed in Cibola County Saturday, the New Mexico State Police reported. Police were dispatched to the scene on BIA Road 125 near milepost 2 south of Ramah at about 5 p.m. Investigators determined that 82-year-old George W. McBeath was…

News: Semi-truck fire shuts down lanes on I-25 north in Los Lunas
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Bert Parnall

LOS LUNAS, NM – Traffic was slowed on Interstate 25 in Los Lunas on Tuesday after a semi-truck caught fire, KOAT reports. The truck went up in flames on I-25 north at mile marker 203 just before the Los Lunas exit. There was no immediate information on whether anyone was…

News: Fatal collision in southeast Albuquerque blamed on street racing
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Bert Parnall

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Investigators say street racing was the main factor in a fatal collision that occurred in southeast Albuquerque over the weekend, KOB 4 reports. Albuquerque police said the driver of a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was racing another truck on Lead Avenue SE at high speed at about…

News: Driver pleads no contest in fatal pedestrian accident in Los Alamos
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Bert Parnall

LOS ALAMOS, NM – A driver has been sentenced in connection with a crash that killed a pedestrian in Los Alamos last month, according to the Los Alamos Reporter. This is an update to a previous story. 22-year-old Anna Niamh Short of White Rock appeared before Magistrate Court Judge Pat…