Adrian Leyva, 22, killed and four others hurt when car and three semi-trucks collide on I-40 near Grants, New Mexico

Modified Date: 
Tue, 12/05/2023 - 10:26am
Accident Date: 
Friday, February 17, 2023

Interstate 40 closed due to crash

State police say the a crash at mile marker 85 is what prompted them to close the interstate.

It is unknown if anyone was injured in the crash.

Fatal Crash in Cibola County, NM

For reasons still under investigation, the Volvo semi-truck rear-ended a 2021 Freightliner CMV that was also driving east on Interstate 40. The Volvo CMV then crossed into the median and struck a 2005 International CMV and a 2009 Cadillac that was traveling west on Interstate 40.

Road Closures
People Involved: 
Adrian Leyva
Grants, NM