2 El Pasoans Killed In Multiple Vehicle Crash Near Lordsburg
High winds are blamed for the horrible accident, which involved over 20 vehicles and killed 6, including a 9-month old infant, yesterday.
According to the Silver City Daily Press:
The New Mexico State Police is currently investigating a twenty-five vehicle pile-up crash scene on Interstate 10 at mile marker 11 westbound. The chain-reaction crash is attributed to a dust storm which had high winds causing limited visibility from blowing dust.The initial investigation indicates that 18 commercial motor vehicles and 7 passengers vehicles were involved, resulting in multiple fatalities, and injuries. This crash is an ongoing investigation, with no further information available at this time.