SOCORRO COUNTY, NM — Emergency crews were called to a crash Thursday afternoon on U.S. Highway 60 near southwest Socorro, reports the New Mexico Department of Transportation.
The collision occurred on the southbound highway at milepost 130, in an area west of Sixmile Canyon and Box Canyon. Dispatchers first received the call shortly before 3:50 p.m.
No details on the circumstances behind the wreck have been shared, but all westbound lanes in the area were closed as a result.
Motorists were asked to slow down and exercise extreme caution as crews responded to the scene.
ROAD ADVISORY CRASH – Socorro Area
US 60 westbound lanes at milepost 130 are closed due to a motor vehicle rollover. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and watch for emergency personnel, and equipment. Please use extreme caution and expect delays. #NMDOTcares
— NMDOT (@NMDOT) October 6, 2022
It remains unclear at this time whether anyone was seriously injured.
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