DOÑA ANA COUNTY, NM — A vehicle wreck Friday morning closed a section of westbound Interstate 10 near Vado, according to the New Mexico Department of Transportation.
The accident happened on the westbound lanes of I-10 at Exit 155 to Vado Drive (New Mexico State Road 227/County Road B19). It was first recorded by NMDOT at 7:26 a.m.
Officials have not released information regarding the cause of the wreck, but all three westbound lanes were blocked in the immediate aftermath.
Motorists were asked to slow down and use extra caution, though a detour was put in place at Stern Drive. Delays were expected in the area.
ROAD CLOSURE CRASH- Vado/Anthony Area
I-10 westbound all three lanes at milepost 155 (Vado) are closed due to a motor vehicle crash, traffic is being diverted onto Stern Dr. Reduce speed, obey posted signs, and watch for emergency personnel. Please expect delays. #NMDOTcares
— NMDOT (@NMDOT) June 9, 2023
As of this writing, local agencies have not confirmed any major injuries in connection to the wreck.
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