Eastbound I-40 east of Coors reopens after multiple crashes

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – I-40 eastbound just east of Coors has reopened following multiple crashes Tuesday morning including one involving a fire engine.

Police report that all lanes were closed except for two lanes at the Rio Grande bridge. Albuquerque Fire Rescue reports that one of their engines was struck from behind by another vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. AFR says that as a precaution, the firefighters are going to be evaluated for injuries.

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