Collision closes westbound lanes of I-40 near east Cuervo

Parnall Law News Team

GUADALUPE COUNTY, NM — A crash Thursday afternoon blocked part of Interstate 40 westbound for hours near Pajarito Rest Area in east Cuervo, reports NM Roads.

The accident impacted the westbound lanes at mile marker 303, in an area about 25 miles west of Tucumcari. Dispatchers first received the call shortly before 1:29 p.m.

It was not immediately clear what led up to the wreck or how many parties were involved, but the westbound interstate remained blocked for over two hours.

At this time, officials have not disclosed any information regarding potential injuries.


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