Recovery efforts continue after fatal Sandia Crest Road crash Wednesday
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Search and rescue crews returned Thursday to the scene of a fatal rollover crash on Sandia Crest Road.
The Wednesday afternoon crash involved a vehicle that fell over 100 feet off the side of the road and down the mountain. One person was killed and one person was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
Inclement weather postponed recovery efforts in the area between mile markers 4 and 5 where the crash happened.
Sandia Crest Road will be shut down at Tejano Canyon Road and no through traffic will be authorized. Crews will be working to salt and plow the roads while recovery operations continue.
This is a developing story. Stay with KOB Eyewitness News 4 and KOB.com for updates.
The vehicle fell off the side of the road over 100ft and the recovery process became very dangerous for everyone involved as the weather conditions worsened throughout the evening. https://t.co/xkTBY6IGAA— BCSO (Sheriff) NM (@BCSONM) February 3, 2022