Fiery wreck shuts down part of I-10 in southeastern Arizona
PHOENIX – A fatal, fiery multivehicle wreck early Tuesday shut down a 5-mile stretch of Interstate 10 in Arizona near the New Mexico border.
At least one person was killed in the accident, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said.
The Arizona Department of Transportation said the westbound I-10 between mileposts 383 and 378 reopened around 3 p.m. It was closed for approximately nine hours.
🚨Traffic 🚨 A multi-vehicle, fatal crash has closed w/b I-10 near San Simon, in Cochise County. Traffic is exiting at MP 382 and is being routed through San Simon. Traffic will re-enter at MP 378. No ETA to re-open. pic.twitter.com/9MrWfdXWAs
— Dept. Public Safety (@Arizona_DPS) January 8, 2019
San Simon is 102 miles east of Tucson.
No other details were immediately available.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.