Metal rod causes six-vehicle accident on I-40

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)– Police say a metal rod on the road caused a six-vehicle accident overnight.

It happened Sunday around midnight on I-40 near Carlisle.

Medics took one driver to a nearby hospital. That person’s condition is unknown. Everyone else involved in the crash was not hurt.

Police closed off the area and reopened it around 2:00 a.m. Sunday.

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