Albuquerque, NM (September 22, 2019) – Around 9:30 a.m. this morning, September 22, emergency responders were dispatched to the scene of a multi-truck accident on I-40.
The injurious accident took place close to Rio Puerco arrived in the city of Albuquerque. According to authorities, the accident occurred in the westbound lanes when multiple tractor-trailers collided with one another.
Police did not specify how many trucks were involved, but one or more immediately caught on fire following the collision. Traffic was impacted during this time and all but one lane were closed to allow traffic through the area.
Paramedics assisted in helping those with injuries, though we do not know their conditions at this time.
There were massive delays reaching as much as an hour to two hours in some areas. Though no other information has been given, the investigation into the circumstances of the crash continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families during this challenging time.
Truck Accidents in New Mexico
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