Man injured after crash involving semitruck on I-25 in Las Cruces

  • Source: KFOX-TV FOX 14 Las Cruces
  • Published: 04/08/2021 07:24 PM

A Las Cruces man was critically injured after his vehicle drove into and became lodged underneath a semitrailer Thursday morning. The crash occurred about 1:50 a.m. on Main Street near Interstate 25. Las Cruces police and firefighters were dispatched to the report of a vehicle underneath a semitractor-trailer in the westbound lanes of traffic near where the southbound I-25 off-ramp meets Main Street. Witnesses reported the driver of a Nissan Altima stuck inside the Altima and the vehicle pinned underneath the semitrailer. Firefighters extracted the 21-year-old driver who was the sole occupant of the Altima. He was airlifted to University Medical Center of El Paso. His injuries are critical but considered to be non-life-threatening.


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