Collision blocks lane, shoulder on I-40 EB near Tijeras

Parnall Law News Team

BERNALILLO COUNTY, NM — Authorities were dispatched to a vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 40 near west Tijeras, according to NM Roads.

The accident happened on the eastbound lanes at mile marker 173, about 3 miles east of Albuquerque. It was first recorded in the NM Roads map index at 1:12 p.m.

No information indicating the cause or nature of the wreck has been shared, but the right lane and right shoulder were closed in the immediate aftermath.

Motorists were asked to use extra caution as they approached the scene. Delays were expected.

At this time, it remains unclear how many vehicles were impacted and whether anyone was seriously injured.

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