Woman dies after multi-vehicle crash on I-40 near Altura Addition

Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — A 64-year-old Farmington woman died Sunday afternoon after a crash involving a semi on Interstate 40 in northeast Albuquerque, reports KOB4.

New Mexico State Police said the fatal accident occurred near Exit 160 to Carlisle Boulevard Northeast, in the Altura Addition area. It was first reported at about 2:00p.m.

An early investigation indicates one driver was traveling westbound when they lost control of their vehicle and struck the woman. Moments later, the woman was fatally T-boned by a semi-truck.

Authorities have determined that weather conditions played a role in the crash, as rain and hail were coming down on the roadway at the time.

It remains unclear whether the incident was a pedestrian crash or if the woman was in a vehicle. At this time, no charges have been reported.

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