Posted on Sep 18, 2023

At least 1 dead in accident on Interstate 40 near Gallup

GALLUP, NM - New Mexico State Police were at the scene of a fatal multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 40 last week, according to KOAT.

The incident occurred Wednesday on I-40 west at mile marker 20 in Mentmore near Gallup.  It involved three semi-trailers and another vehicle.  Authorities said at least one person was killed in the wreck.

Westbound traffic was shut down on I-40 while the scene was being cleared and investigated, and traffic was being detoured at mile marker 16.