US 64 closes temporarily due to semi-truck accident


A semi-truck jacknifed while traveling US 64 near Angel Fire on Thursday (Feb. 22), temporarily closing the roadway, according to New Mexico State Police.

Lieutenant Edwardo Martinez said that traffic will be temporarily unable to pass the area of the accident, located around mile marker 273 in Taos Canyon.

Martinez said no injuries have been reported as a result of the accident.

Around 1 p.m. emergency radio communications indicated that first responders would be moving the truck into one lane and would bring in a pilot car to begin letting traffic through.

Drivers should avoid the area due to the collision and are advised to exercise caution while traveling roadways that are especially slick due to recent snowfall.

– Staff report