All westbound I-40 lanes near Route 66 Casino reopened following crash

Traffic and Roads

An image from an NMDOT camera shows traffic on I-40 west of Atrisco Vista at 6:51 a.m. on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. (courtesy NM Roads)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office reports that all westbound I-40 lanes, including the North Frontage Road, near Route 66 Casino are open following a crash Tuesday.

BCSO officials say a car on the north frontage road hit a cow and veered onto the westbound I-40 lanes. At this time it is unknown if the vehicle hit another vehicle.

The driver that hit the cow was transported to a nearby hospital. Officials say the driver suffered head trauma but is in stable condition.

No other information has been released at this time.

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