Phillip Moreno, 24, died as he was being driven to the hospital for a medical emergency, the driver told police. It is unknown if Moreno’s death was caused by the crash.
An investigation was ongoing.
9:53 p.m. 2/3/12 — A fatal multi-vehicle crash has closed Montaño in both directions, as well as the on and off ramps of Interstate 25 at Montaño, Albuquerque Police Department spokesman Robert Gibbs said.
Gibbs said one person died on scene. Investigation of the crash is on-going and is expected to go on into the early morning hours.
Gibbs was not able to say when roads would reopen.
No other details about the crash were available.