SEDONA, Ariz. — A section of Interstate 17 in northern Arizona south of
Sedona was closed for hours after a tractor-trailer crashed through a guardrail.
Arizona Department of Public Safety officials say the driver was able to get
out of the big rig and escape injury in the accident about 3 p.m. Friday.
However, the front part of the cab on the big rig was hanging over a canyon. It
took about three hours to clear the scene and the southbound lanes reopened by 6
The crash scene was just north of State Route 179.
DPS officials say the cause of the accident isn’t immediately clear.