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.

Police investigate deadly crash on Unser Blvd NW
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Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to KOAT, the Albuquerque Police Department’s Fatal Crash Unit is investigating a deadly wreck that happened on Unser Blvd NW on Thursday. A driver was heading south on Unser Blvd NW when they lost control of the vehicle and strayed off the road before slamming into…

Authorities arrest driver for fatal crash near La Luz Del Sol
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Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Police have apprehended a man for a deadly crash that occurred near Coors Blvd NW and Sevilla Ave NW on Saturday, according to KOAT. Isaiah Sena was driving a Ford Mustang north on Coors Blvd when he allegedly ran a red light at the intersection and collided…

Review board deems Chief Medina’s crash non-preventable
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Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to KOAT, a review board deemed the crash involving police chief Harold Medina that happened at Central Ave SE and Alvarado Dr NE on Feb. 17 as non-preventable. Chief Harold Medina was driving an unmarked APD black truck while fleeing gunfire after pulling over two men…

Crash near Altura Village injures at least 1 person
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Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – At least one person was hurt in a wreck at I-40 EB and Carlisle Blvd NE on Monday, according to APD Traffic. The incident was reported to authorities around 3:48 p.m. The cause of the collision is under investigation. APD responding to injury crash I40 Eastbound/Carlisle @abqfire…

Alleged drunk driver charged for fatal crash
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Parnall Law News Team

SHIPROCK, NM – According to KRQE, a suspected drunk driver was charged with a deadly crash that happened on Dec. 1, 2023. Authorities charged Brian Gonnie, 44, with two counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of assault resulting in serious bodily injury. Officials have not provided information concerning the…

Motorcyclist fatally collides with sedan near Vista Sandia
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Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to KOB, a motorcyclist died following a two-vehicle collision near 86th St and Sedge Creek Rd SW on Saturday. The motorcyclist hit a sedan driver as they were making a left turn onto 86th St around 6:30 pm. Rescue crews pronounced the motorcyclist dead at the…

Police investigate fatal auto vs. pedestrian crash in south Roswell
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Parnall Law News Team

ROSWELL, NM – According to KRQE, the Roswell Police Department is investigating a deadly auto vs. pedestrian collision that occurred on S Sunset Ave near W Hobbs St on Wednesday. A 29-year-old male was driving north on S Sunset Ave when he hit Jimmy James Galvan, 53, as Galvan was…

Albuquerque police chief collides with man driving mustang near Fair West
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Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to KRQE, the Albuquerque police chief collided with a man driving a gold 1966 For Mustang near Central Ave SE and Alvarado Dr NE on Feb. 17. Albuquerque Police Department Chief Harold Medina was driving an unmarked APD black truck while fleeing gunfire after pulling over…

Driver strikes, kills woman in wheelchair at gas station on 6th St NW
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Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – According to KRQE, a driver fatally collided with a woman in a wheelchair at Love’s Travel Stop on 6th St NW on Tuesday. The driver of a blue Dodge truck was heading north on 6th St NW  when he turned into the gas station’s parking lot and…

Driver collides with pedestrian near Shadyside Park in South Valley
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Parnall Law News Team

SOUTH VALLEY, NM – According to KOB, a driver hit a pedestrian on Isleta Blvd near Barcelona Rd on Monday night. Rescue crews transported the pedestrian to an area hospital in serious condition. Officials have not released the victim’s name.   Emergency crews respond to wreck near Del Rio Acres…