SANDOVAL COUNTY, NM — Part of northbound New Mexico State Road 528 was closed Monday morning in Rio Rancho following a vehicle crash, according to the Rio Rancho Police Department.
The accident impacted the northbound lanes of NM-528 at Southern Boulevard Southeast and Meadowlark Lane Southeast, in the city’s Urban Center area. Rio Rancho Police arrived at the scene some time before 6:28 a.m.
Very little information has been shared at this time, but the closure appeared to remain in place until at least 11:30 a.m., more than five hours after the initial report, suggesting a major wreck.
Motorists were asked to seek alternate routes around the scene as RRPD officers investigated.
Our officers are investigating a crash on 528 at Southern Blvd. Northbound lanes are shut down temporarily while they conduct the investigation. Please find an alternate route. More info to follow.
— RioRancho PD (@RioRanchoPD1) October 2, 2023
The department has not disclosed the cause of the crash, details on the involved parties, or indicated potential injuries.
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