Posted on May 01, 2023

News: Multiple deaths reported in single-vehicle wreck in Sierra County

SIERRA COUNTY, NM - Multiple deaths were reported following an accident in Sierra County on Saturday, KOAT reported.

The crash happened on Interstate 25 near Hatch.  New Mexico State Police said it involved a single vehicle carrying undocumented migrants, though the exact number of people who died was not yet known.

I-25 was shut down in both directions between mile markers 59 and 63 for several hours following the wreck.  The interstate reopened Saturday evening after the scene was cleared.

A crash reconstruction team was at the scene for the investigation.

As this story develops, check back for further updates from our Albuquerque car accident lawyer on the progress of the investigation.

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