Two killed in solo-car wreck on I-40 EB near west Albuquerque

Parnall Law News Team

BERNALILLO COUNTY, NM — Two people died early Wednesday following a single-vehicle collision on Interstate 40 near west Albuquerque, reports the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responded to the scene on the eastbound lanes at mile marker 137, shortly before 1:30 a.m.

No details have been reported on the events leading up to the crash, but authorities confirmed the driver and a passenger died from their injuries at the scene.

All eastbound lanes of I-40 were shut down in the area during the emergency response. Motorists were advised to find alternate routes.

By 5:00 a.m., authorities had cleared the scene from the roadway and the eastbound interstate had reopened.


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