One driver injured, taken to hospital, after two tractor-trailers collide on westbound I-40 near Albuquerque.

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:27am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

I-40 reopens after semi crashes.

All westbound lanes of Interstate 40 westbound have reopened just east of Atrisco Vista after a crash between two semi-trucks.

All westbound lanes of Interstate 40 westbound have reopened just east of Atrisco Vista after a crash between two semi-trucks.

Authorities said a semi-truck carrying water was rear-ended by another semi-truck. All the water from the first truck spilled on to the interstate.

The impact caused the cab of the second semi-truck to rollover.

The driver of the first semi was uninjured. The driver of the second semi was able to crawl out of the overturned cab. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said charges are pending further investigation of the crash.

People Involved: 
Roadway: 
I-40

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