BCSO called to rollover semi crash, hazmat incident on I-40 near Tijeras

Parnall Law News Team

BERNALILLO COUNTY, NM — Deputies responded to a crash Tuesday morning involving an overturned semi-truck on Interstate 40 near Tijeras, reports the Bernalillo Count Sheriff’s Office.

The accident occurred at mile marker 174, impacting the I-40 westbound onramp from New Mexico State Road 337 and Arrowhead Trail. Dispatchers first received the call shortly before 9:49 a.m.

Details remain limited, but the rollover crash created a “hazmat situation,” on the roadway, prompting an extended clearance time.

No injuries have been confirmed, but the ramp stayed closed for at least five hours.


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