Albuquerque, NM (February 5, 2023) – On the evening of February 5, a car accident was reported to police in Albuquerque. The wreck took place at around 9:00 p.m. on US 491.
According to information from authorities, vehicles collided on US 491 near milepost 20, approximately three miles south of Tohatchi. Police in Albuquerque are currently investigating the reason the accident occurred.
Paramedics provided care to the injured victims at the accident scene after the incident occurred. Those with extensive injuries were then transported to area hospitals. It currently remains unclear how many people were hurt in the crash.
Delays in traffic were observed near milepost 20 on US 491 while emergency crews worked on the road. Local drivers were advised to avoid the area and seek alternative routes.
The incident remains under investigation at this time.
We hope for the quick recovery of the injured victims.