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.
🚨Traffic Alert🚨— BCSO (Sheriff) NM (@BCSONM) June 28, 2023
Deputies are on scene of a crash I40 eastbound just east of the 171 mm (near Carnuel). It is a semi vs a truck. Details are limited at this time.
All three eastbound lanes of I40 is currently closed. Please slow down and use caution. pic.twitter.com/E2bmbnEnm6