A Northern New Mexico Southwest landscape outside Gallup, NMGallup is a city in McKinley County, New Mexico, located in the middle of the Navajo Nation Reservation. With a population of 21,678, it is often referred to as the Heart of Indian Country. The city is a major regional hub for transportation, commerce, and tourism, and is home to the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial, one of the largest and most prestigious Native American cultural events in the country. It is known for its rich history, vibrant arts and culture scene, and stunning natural surroundings, including the nearby Red Rock Park and Canyon De Chelly National Monument.

Activities in Gallup, New Mexico

Red Rock Park is a natural oasis located just west of Gallup, New Mexico, off Highway 566. Covering over 640 acres, the park features sandstone cliffs, hiking trails, picnic areas, and several species of wildlife, including mule deer, coyotes, and birds. The park provides hikers with several trails to explore, including the Pyramid Trail and the Church Rock Trail. Case manager Alexis Roman loves Red Rock's views as she notes it is “breathtaking.”

Another highly recommended stop in Gallup is The Rex Museum which is dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the Navajo Nation and the American Southwest. This museum has exhibits of Navajo art, crafts, textiles, and artifacts from the region's history. A notable exhibit in the museum is the collection of rare Navajo rugs and blankets. The building that houses the museum was originally built in 1929 as a trading post for the Navajo people and has been preserved as a historic landmark.

While in Gallup, New Mexico, Injury Attorney Zachary Farmer likes to stop in at Earls’ Restaurant, located at 1400 E Historic Highway 66, for a sweet roll

Driving Dangers in Gallup

Gallup, New Mexico, may present some road hazards for drivers due to several factors, including poor road conditions, high-speed limits, unpredictable weather, heavy traffic, and dangerous intersections. The area's extreme weather conditions can damage roads, creating potholes and other dangers that can lead to accidents. Additionally, some roads in Gallup have high-speed limits, which can be challenging for drivers unfamiliar with the area. Sudden and unpredictable weather events such as thunderstorms and high winds could also make driving hazardous. Heavy traffic during peak hours can increase the risk of accidents, and some intersections may have confusing layouts and poor visibility.

Accidents in Gallup

A mother and her daughter were driving back to their home in Gallup when a reckless and uninsured driver hit their vehicle head on. It was a massive collision, and one of the passengers was critically injured. Both were quickly taken to the hospital by ambulance. Unfortunately, the older woman had to undergo surgeries to fix her badly broken legs. Given her age, the recovery process was quite challenging.

Thankfully, the family turned to the dependable team at Keller & Keller for their personal injury claim. Despite the other driver's negligence in skipping insurance, the experienced injury attorneys at Keller & Keller worked tirelessly to help the family to locate uninsured motorist coverage that would apply to them. The family was able to get compensated for their injuries.

Gallup, New Mexico Injury and Wrongful Death Attorneys

When you get hurt in an accident that wasn't your fault, you must make some big decisions. One of the most important ones is choosing the right personal injury lawyer to help you out.

Keller & Keller is backed by the residents of Gallup, who rely on their skilled team of attorneys, paralegals, and support staff to deliver a satisfying, insightful, and empathetic experience following an accident.

Hundreds of Gallup residents have chosen Keller & Keller to manage this process for them and ensure they will not be taken advantage of by a large corporation or insurance company. We will handle all your paperwork from start to finish and handle the insurance company every step of the way so you can take this time to focus on your recovery and well-being. Keller & Keller understands the personal hardship caused by accident, and that is why we have a Zero Fee Guarantee, meaning you pay us nothing until a recovery is made on your behalf.

Gallup Emergency Contacts

City of Gallup- Police Department

  • Address: 451 Boardman Dr, Gallup, NM 87301
  • Phone: (505) 863-9365
  • Website:  https://www.gallupnm.gov/217/Police

 City of Gallup- Fire Department

  • Address: 1800 S. Second St. Gallup, NM 87301
  • Phone: (505) 722-4195
  • Website:  https://www.gallupnm.gov/156/Fire-DeptEmergency-Mgt

 Gallup Indian Medical Center

  • Address: 516 E Nizhoni Blvd, Gallup, NM 87301
  • Phone: (505) 722-1000
  • Website:  https://www.ihs.gov/navajo/healthcarefacilities/gallup/

 Rehoboth Mckinley Christian Heath Services 

  • Address: 1901 Redrock Dr, Gallup, NM 87301
  • Phone: (505) 863-7000
  • Website:  https://www.rmch.org/

Talk to a Top-Rated Gallup Injury Lawyer Today for a Free Case Evaluation

When you hire us to represent you, you'll have an injury attorney assigned to your case, a paralegal to monitor its daily status, and a full support team available to help you with your questions and concerns. At Keller & Keller you're the boss.

We are recognized as an experienced personal injury firm, devoting our practice to personal injury cases involving car accidentstruck accidents,motorcycle accidents,wrongful death, and medical malpractice cases.

If your accident has left you with questions about your medical bills, lost wages, or pain and suffering, we can help. The day you hire us is the day we start working on your case.

If you wish to schedule a consultation or simply get advice, you can call our Albuquerque office direct at 1-800-253-5537. However, if you prefer to contact our attorneys by email, you can write to them with the details of your accident by using our free contact form. We're quick to respond and look forward to going to work for you! 

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