SAN YSIDRO, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police issued an alert at about 12:30 p.m. Sunday regarding a closure of US 550 due to a motor vehicle accident.
State Police said they responded to a motor vehicle crash near mile marker 24 on US 550, west of San Ysidro. The crash involved a commercial motor vehicle.
There were no injuries in the crash, however police say the commercial vehicle’s fuel tank was ruptured, necessitating a hazardous material cleanup.
US 550 was closed in both directions for while the diesel fuel was cleaned up.