Accident closes lane on I-40 EB at Big I in central Albuquerque

Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — A collision Wednesday morning blocked a right lane on Interstate 40 in central Albuquerque, according to NMRoads511.

The crash impacted the eastbound lanes at Exit 159 before the I-25 interchange (Big I). It was first recorded by NM Roads at 6:52 a.m.

Officials did not say what led up to the accident, but the lane stayed closed for nearly an hour.

By 7:51 a.m., the scene had been cleared from the roadway and all lanes were announced to have reopened.

It was unclear whether anyone was hurt in the event.

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