BERNALILO, NM - An accident on I-25 southbound near Jefferson Street in Bernalillo has caused major traffic delays on Thursday morning.
According to the New Mexico Department of Transportation, the accident occurred at around 10:00 am and has resulted in two middle lanes being blocked. The cause of the accident is still unknown, and it is unclear how many vehicles were involved.
Accident. Two middle lanes blocked. in #Bernalillo on I-25 SB near Jefferson St / Exit 229. Reported by NMDOT/NMRoads #traffic https://t.co/roJyGryxFq— TTN Albuquerque (@TotalTrafficABQ) March 9, 2023
As a result of the accident, traffic has been backed up for several miles in both directions, causing significant delays for commuters. The NMDOT has advised drivers to avoid the area if possible and to use alternative routes.
We do not know at this time if anyone suffered injuries in the crash. Our team will update this news blog as any additonal details come to light.