ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Southbound lanes of Interstate 25 were closed briefly at Jefferson after a trailer lost dozens of pallets, causing a motorcycle crash Sunday evening, according to police.
Officer Tanner Tixier, APD spokesman, said around 8 p.m. that the motorcyclist was transported to a local hospital and was in stable condition.
A post on the department’s Twitter page reported that around 50 pallets were spread across all lanes of traffic close to Candelaria.
Tixier said I-25 would remain closed until the pallets were cleared.
APD on scene at I*25 Southbound / at Candelaria in reference to approximately 50 wooden pallets in all lanes of traffic.
— Albuquerque Police (@ABQPOLICE) January 15, 2018