Posted on Jan 01, 2024

Officers respond to crash on Rio Grande Blvd. at Carson Rd.

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Major traffic delays were reported on New Year's day in Albuquerque's Old Town neighborhood, according to APD Traffic. 

The crash occurred shortly before 12:30 p.m. on Rio Grande Boulevard near the intersection with Carson Road. 

Northbound and Southbound Rio Grande is shut down at Carson due to a vehicle crash

— APD Traffic (@ABQTraffic) January 1, 2024

Details about the crash, including the number of vehicles involved and the extent of injuries, are currently limited.

Authorities are urging residents to avoid the affected area and to seek alternative routes to prevent further congestion. The closure is expected to impact the flow of traffic for an undetermined period as crews work diligently to clear debris and ensure the safety of the roadway.