Accident blocks multiple lanes, delays traffic on I-40 WB in east Albuquerque

Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — A vehicle crash closed multiple lanes Thursday morning, causing heavy delays on Interstate 40 in far east El Paso, reports NM Roads.

The collision occurred on the westbound interstate at Juan Tabo Boulevard Northeast, near mile marker 166, shortly before 8:05 a.m.

Little information has been shared at this time, but three left lanes were shut down during the response.

As of 12:48 p.m., more than three hours after the crash, the lanes remained blocked.

Drivers were told to expect traffic jams in the area.

No further updates have been released at this time.


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