On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at about 5:02 p.m., Police and Fire Services were dispatched to the 1400 block of East Mabry Drive for a motor vehicle accident with injuries.
A Police unit responding to this initial scene became involved in a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of 1st and Sycamore Streets. The crash involved a second motor vehicle and a gas main at the southwest corner of 1st and Sycamore Streets.
Both drivers were transported to Plains Regional Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries. New Mexico Gas Company was summoned to the scene to manage the damage to the gas main. Person’s staying at the hotel, adjacent to the main, were contacted. By 6:40 p.m., the gas main was secured and the Police vehicle was recovered and towed from the scene.
The investigation into this motor vehicle crash is in progress.