Skateboarder Hospitalized after Bus Accident on 1st Street [Albuquerque, NM]

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One Critically Injured in Bus vs Pedestrian Collision near Gold Avenue

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (February 6, 2024) – Wednesday afternoon, a skateboarder was hospitalized after a bus accident on 1st Street.

Authorities responded to the scene near Gold Avenue on January 24th.

Officers say the driver of an Albuquerque ART bus attempted to make a left turn at the intersection. There, a skateboarder was unable to stop in time and struck the side of the bus.

Paramedics arrived and took the pedestrian to a nearby hospital for further treatment of head injuries.

Meanwhile, the bus driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigaiton.

Emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. Police have not yet released the identities of those involved. Once available, further details will be provided about the bus accident on 1st Street.

When driving, it is vital to always be alert for pedestrians and other vehicles. This is especially true when you are driving through a residential area, an intersection, or a parking lot. Also, always drive within the posted speed limit as this is set and enforced to reduce accidents and save lives. An unforeseen accident can be avoided by following traffic laws and being cautious of the road ahead. Such actions can also ensure the safety of everyone.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a bus accident. Reach out to the personal injury and wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, we know what it takes to help you win your case. Our team understands what you are going through, and we are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call us at 1-800-900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

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