US 70 Accident

Las Cruces – A pair of Wednesday morning motor vehicle crashes on Highway 70 eastbound is forcing traffic to be diverted onto Bataan Memorial East at the Sonoma Ranch Boulevard exit.

Las Cruces Police and New Mexico State Police are at the scene of the crashes. There is no information yet available on the extent of the crashes or possible injuries.

Police are asking that motorists headed eastbound from Las Cruces take Bataan Memorial East until Highway 70 is re-opened.