Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash near Grants


State of New Mexico
Department of Public Safety

Cibola County On Friday, June 26, 2015 at approximately 10:46 p.m., officers from the New Mexico State Police responded to the scene of a, single vehicle, fatality crash.  This crash occurred at mile marker 78 on Interstate 40 west of Grants, New Mexico. 

The initial investigation revealed that a eastbound vehicle entered the median where it overturned.  The vehicle came to rest in the left lane of westbound I-40.

The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle, sustained fatal injuries, and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Driver identification is pending at this time.

This vehicle crash is still under investigation.


Sergeant Chad Pierce
Office: 505-841-9228
Email: chad.pierce@state.nm.us