BCSO, NMSP investigate fatal vehicle vs Rail Runner crash in North Valley

Parnall Law News Team

BERNALILLO COUNTY, NM — At least one person lost their life Tuesday as a result of a crash between a vehicle and the New Mexico Rail Runner Express in North Valley, according to NM Roads.

The fatal accident happened on the tracks over Osuna Road Northwest. KRQE first reported on the event at 10:25 a.m.

An investigation by the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office and New Mexico State Police remain underway, but officials say 25 people were aboard the train when it collided with a vehicle.

At this time, the exact number of those killed or injured has not been confirmed.

The incident prompted a closure of all east and westbound lanes of Osuna Road Northwest in the area. Arrangements were made for all of the train’s passengers to be bussed to downtown Albuquerque’s Alvarado Transportation Center.

This blog will be updated as more information is made public.


Accident closes lane, shoulder on I-40 WB in West Bluff area

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — A vehicle wreck was reported Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 40 near Albuquerque’s West Bluff area, according to NM Roads.

Authorities had the left lane and shoulder of the westbound interstate blocked at Exit 155 to Coors Boulevard Northwest. The incident was first recorded in the NM Roads map index at 2:39 p.m.

As of this writing, no additional information has been shared regarding the cause or nature of the crash. It’s unclear how many vehicles and occupants were involved.

The closure remained in place at 3:30 p.m., nearly an hour after the first alert, with no updates about any changes in the scene conditions.


APD responds to injury accident on I-25 NB at Montgomery Blvd

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Injuries were reported early Tuesday following a collision on Interstate 25 near northeast Albuquerque’s Montgomery Heights area, according to APD Traffic.

The wreck unfolded on the northbound lanes of I-25 approaching Exit 228 to Montgomery Boulevard Northeast and Montaño Road Northeast. Albuquerque Police responded to the scene at around 2:26 a.m.

Following the incident, the department has not provided further details regarding the circumstances or the parties and vehicles involved.

Officials have not yet confirmed the number of those injured and the extent of their conditions.


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