ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Deputies were called to a vehicle fire Saturday evening on Interstate 40 in Albuquerque’s Westland Row area, according to the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office.
The incident occurred on the westbound lanes at Exit 149 to Atrisco Vista Boulevard. Officials arrived on the scene shortly before 7:48 p.m.
It was unclear whether or not a crash caused the fire, but all westbound traffic was reduced to two travel lanes.
🚨#TrafficAlert 🚨 Deputies are on the scene of a vehicle fire on westbound I-40 near Atrisco Vista. The interstate is condensed to only 2 lanes in the area. pic.twitter.com/4PXQ3qnZz7
— BCSO (Sheriff) NM (@BCSONM) April 2, 2023
At this time, the sheriff’s office has not released any information regarding potential injuries.
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