Crews respond to accident on I-40 WB in McKinley County

Parnall Law News Team

MCKINLEY COUNTY, NM — A vehicle crash late Monday morning closed a left lane on Interstate 40 near Prewitt, according to NM Roads.

The collision took place on the westbound lanes at mile marker 64, past Pillowcrest Road. It was first recorded in the NM Roads map index at 11:56 a.m.

Few details have been released at this time, but the lane remained closed for more than 2.5 hours following the initial report, suggesting a major wreck.

Motorists were urged to slow down and exercise extra caution as they approach the area.

Emergency responders continue to work the scene, and no information regarding potential injuries has been shared.

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