UPDATE: Westbound I-10 reopens after crash at Palo Verde Road

Some injuries reported

UPDATE: Westbound I-10 reopens after crash at Palo Verde Road
A crash at the Palo Verde Road exit of I-10 blocked the westbound lanes on Friday morning, Dec. 13. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A crash on westbound I-10 caused highway officials to briefly close the highway on Friday morning, Dec. 13.

I-10 CRASH

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Posted by KOLD News 13 on Friday, December 13, 2019

According to information from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the multiple-vehicle collision involving a commercial vehicle was reported at 7:58 a.m. Initial reports were that the commercial vehicle crashed with several vehicles.

Some injuries were reported, but no further details were immediately available.

Westbound traffic was detoured at Alvernon Way until the highway reopened at about 9 a.m.

Westbound I-10 traffic was detoured at Alvernon Way. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)
Westbound I-10 traffic was detoured at Alvernon Way. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation) (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)

The backup extended past Valencia Road.

Eastbound traffic was unaffected.

The cause of the collision is under investigation.

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