Carnuel, NM (August 18, 2019) – On Saturday, August 17th, police and other emergency responders were dispatched to the scene of a tractor-trailer accident that took place on Interstate 40. The accident happened at approximately 10:41 a.m. and prompted paramedics and firefighters, who gave aid to those in need after the crash.
It has been confirmed that the details surrounding the accident remain limited. The accident led to a complete closure of Interstate 40 in the area but lanes were reopened at a later time. According to police, they were fully cleared by 6:41 p.m.
Police said there were injuries in the accident but have not confirmed how many or how severe.
Local authorities are currently conducting their own investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident.
We would like to extend our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the parties injured in this accident.
Truck Accidents in New Mexico
Trucks dominate our roadways, which means that even though truck drivers are some of the safest drivers on the roads, these accidents continue to occur every year across the state. Out of 43,000 crashes that happened in a recent year across New Mexico, approximately 1,400 of them involved a tractor-trailer. This means that around 3% of accidents in the state involve large commercial trucks. If you have been injured in a New Mexico truck accident, it might be time to take your claim to an experienced accident attorney who understands the complexities in these cases.
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