ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Deputies were called to a rollover wreck early Wednesday on Interstate 40 in far east Albuquerque, reports the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office.
The accident happened on the westbound lanes near mile marker 140, just north of Route 66 Casino Hotel, in the Rio Puerco area. BCSO officials arrived on the scene shortly before 5:47 a.m.
Few details have been provided at this time, but authorities said no one was critically injured in the event.
During the response and initial investigation, all westbound traffic was forced to get by through just a single open lane.
Deputies are on scene of a roll over westbound I40 near the 140 mile marker (Route 66 Casino). There are no life threatening injuries that have been reported. I40 westbound is down to one lane. pic.twitter.com/J6Evdp1Cvk
— BCSO (Sheriff) NM (@BCSONM) March 1, 2023
It remains unclear what caused the vehicle to overturn and whether another vehicle was involved.
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