Accident shuts down NM-51 near Truth or Consequences

Parnall Law News Team

SIERRA COUNTY, NM — Emergency crews were called to a collision late Friday morning on New Mexico 51 near Truth or Consequences, according to the New Mexico Department of Transportation.

The wreck was reported at milepost 5, near Ash Canyon and south of New Mexico State Road 177. It was first reported by NMDOT at 11:42 a.m.

Officials have not provided further information on the crash, but a section of the road was closed in both directions.

Motorists were instructed to slow down and use extra caution as they approach the area. Delays were anticipated.

By 12:20 p.m., less than 40 minutes later, the scene had been cleared and the roadway was reopened to traffic.

As of this writing, no injuries have been reported.

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