Grants, NM (October 10, 2019) – The westbound lanes of Interstate 40 were closed down following a major crash with at least one fatality, according to police. The collision took place early Thursday morning, October 10th, at around 2:00 a.m.
Authorities have confirmed that two tractor-trailers were involved in the collision with at least one other vehicle just east of Grants. Fire and rescue crews arrived at the scene and confirmed that at least one person was killed in the crash but the identity of the victim is not known at this time.
The collision resulted in severe traffic delays along the interstate as authorities worked at the scene. Investigators are still looking to determine the cause of the crash.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents in New Mexico
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