Posted on May 30, 2023

Crash closes portion of U.S. 491 southbound near Shiprock

SHIPROCK, NM - The New Mexico Department of Transportation said a vehicle crash was affecting traffic in San Juan County on Monday afternoon.

The accident happened on U.S. 491 southbound at mile marker 95 2 miles north of Shiprock, according to an alert on NMRoads at 4 p.m.  Emergency services responded to the scene and were working to clear the area.  No injuries were immediately reported.