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ARTESIA — New Mexico State Police say none of the multiple individuals suffering injuries in Tuesday’s multi-vehicle wreck at 26th Street and U.S. 285 were seriously hurt.
Immense clouds of blowing dirt – the result of Tuesday’s high winds, which reached gusts of 68 mph – rendered visibility zero on portions of the highway and other roadways north of town and was listed as the direct cause of the accident. At last report, at least 10 people were transported to Artesia General Hospital, eight by ambulance. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.
Reports indicated 15 vehicles were involved.