Passing vehicle hits, injures state police officers in Las Cruces

Las Cruces News
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Two New Mexico State Police officers are injured after a passing vehicle hit them on a Las Cruces highway while they were investigating a crash.

Officials say the wreck happened on US 70 near Weisner Road Saturday evening.

According to officials, the freeway’s westbound lanes are closed near Brahman; traffic is being diverted onto Bataan Memorial West.

Police said the officers are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

No word yet on the driver involved or the cause of the crash.

Stay with KTSM.com for updates.

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