Posted on Oct 24, 2023

1 dead in collision involving semi on Interstate 40 east

TIJERAS, NM - A semi-truck was involved in a fatal collision with another vehicle on Interstate 40 on Sunday, authorities said.  

KOAT reported details of the crash, which occurred on I-40 eastbound at mile marker 175 near the exit for Tijeras.  In an alert issued at about 12:30 p.m., the BCSO said one person was pronounced dead at the scene.

I-40 East closed at the Carnuel exit due to the accident, and traffic was backed up for at least 10 miles along the interstate.  Drivers were advised to seek alternate routes.

The BCSO is investigating the circumstances that led to the crash.  Should any additional information come to light, our Albuquerque truck accident lawyer will update this news blog.

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