Posted on May 25, 2023

Accident shuts down lanes on Interstate 40 east in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - An accident was disrupting traffic for drivers in Albuquerque on Thursday afternoon, the New Mexico Department of Transportation said.

The crash happened on Interstate 40 eastbound at the Big I interchange, according to an alert on NMRoads posted at 1:20 p.m.  The two right lanes were closed on I-40 eastbound as emergency crews worked the scene.  

Drivers were advised to reduce their speed, use caution, and seek alternate routes.  No injuries were immediately reported.