HIDALGO COUNTY, NM — Crews were called to a commercial motor vehicle crash Friday afternoon on New Mexico State Road 80 near Road Forks, reports the New Mexico Department of Transportation.
The accident happened at milepost 31, about a mile north of Caballero Road. It was first reported by NMDOT at 12:13 p.m.
Officials did not say what caused the wreck, but the truck came to rest in the roadway, blocking all traffic lanes. At the time of the report, traffic was being diverted through the shoulder.
Motorists were instructed to slow down and use extra caution as emergency responders worked the scene. Delays were projected in the area.
CRASH- Road Forks/Lordsburg Area
NM 80 is closed at milepost 31, traffic is being diverted onto the shoulder for a CMV blocking the road. Reduce speed, obey posted signs, and watch for emergency personnel, and equipment. Please expect delays. #NMDOTcares
— NMDOT (@NMDOT) February 24, 2023
At this time, no information regarding potential injuries has been shared.
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