Posted on Mar 23, 2023

News: Accident blocks shoulder on I-40 near Rio Grande Blvd

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - A highway accident was affecting traffic for drivers in Bernalillo County on Thursday morning.

According to a tweet from Total Traffic Albuquerque at 10:40 a.m., the crash happened on Interstate 40 eastbound near Rio Grande Boulevard/Exit 157.  As a result, the left shoulder of the interstate was blocked. 

The accident was cleared and normal traffic resumed a short time later.  There was no immediate word on the circumstances that led to the crash.