Accident shuts down I-40 WB near west Tijeras

Parnall Law News Team

BERNALILLO COUNTY, NM — Deputies responded to a vehicle collision early Thursday on Interstate 40 near west Tijeras, reports the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office.

The crash impacted the westbound interstate near mile marker 173, shortly before 2:03 a.m.

Officials did not say what caused the event or how many vehicles were involved, but all westbound lanes west of the Tijeras exit were shut down.

At 4:21 a.m., over two hours later, the accident had been cleared from the interstate.

It was unclear whether anyone was seriously injured.


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