Crews called to wreck on I-40 at Manuelito Interchange in McKinley County

Parnall Law News Team

MCKINLEY COUNTY, NM — A vehicle crash late Wednesday morning blocked a left lane on Interstate 40 near northeast Manuelito, according to NM Roads.

The accident happened on the westbound lanes at Exit 8 to New Mexico State Road 118 at Manuelito Interchange, southwest of the Defiance area. It was first recorded in the NM Roads map index at 11:56 a.m.

Officials have not provided information regarding the cause of the wreck, but motorists were asked to slow down and use extra caution as they approach the area.

As of 2:15 p.m., more than two hours later, no updates on the scene conditions have been shared. It remains unclear whether anyone was seriously injured.

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