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30 Aug 2018 | 09:47 PM UTC

US: Vehicle crash closes westbound I-40 near Thoreau (New Mexico) Aug. 30

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Vehicle crash leaves multiple people dead, closes westbound Interstate 40 near Thoreau (New Mexico) August 30; lingering traffic disruptions expected in the coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/30/2018, 12:00 AM until 8/30/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Denver). COUNTRY/REGION I-40 (Thoreau, New Mexico)

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A passenger bus crashed into a semi-trailer truck in McKinley county (New Mexico), west of Albuquerque, on the afternoon of Thursday, August 30 (local time), leaving multiple people dead and closing westbound Interstate 40 near Thoreau. Police and EMS were reportedly on the scene as of 14:57; traffic is being diverted onto the frontage road in Thoreau. Lingering traffic disruptions are expected in the area in the coming hours.


Individuals in the affected area are advised to monitor developments to the situation, prepare for traffic disruptions on Interstate 40, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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