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.
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