Posted on May 01, 2023

News: Fatal accident shuts down I-40 west near Sedillo Hill

BERNALILLO COUNTY, NM - The Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office was at the scene of a fatal crash early Sunday morning.

The accident happened on westbound Interstate 40, the BCSO tweeted shortly before 5 a.m.  Westbound I-40 near the 182 exit at Sedillo was closed while deputies were investigating.  No information was immediately released on the victim.

No through traffic was being allowed on I-40 west and traffic was diverted through the area.  The sheriff's office issued an update at 9:31 a.m. that all lanes were back open.