Posted on Jun 29, 2023

Semi collides with truck on Interstate 40 east near Carnuel

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - A collision shut down a portion of Interstate 40 near Carnuel on Wednesday morning, the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office said.

The incident involved a semi and a truck, the BCSO reported in a traffic alert issued at 11:44 a.m.  Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene on I-40 eastbound just east of the 171 mile marker. 

Details were limited and there was no immediate word regarding injuries.  All three eastbound lanes of I-40 were shut down by the accident.  Motorists were advised to reduce their speed and use caution when driving through the area.