ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Deputies responded to the scene of an injury collision early Thursday on Interstate 40 in far west Albuquerque, reports the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office.
The accident occurred on the eastbound interstate near mile marker 133, about 7 miles west of Route 66 Casino Hotel. It was first reported by the BCSO at 2:05 a.m.
Few details have been released at this time, but authorities were on the scene for several hours, indicating a major crash.
A section of eastbound I-40 was shut down in the area.
By 7:08 a.m., more than five hours later, the scene had been cleared and all lanes were reopened to traffic.
I-40 has reopened and deputies cleared the scene. https://t.co/uQiXqBCFjQ
— BCSO (Sheriff) NM (@BCSONM) April 28, 2022
At this time, authorities have not confirmed the number of people injured or the severity of their condition.
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