I-19 northbound lanes reopen after tractor-trailer crash

I-19 northbound lanes reopen after tractor-trailer crash
Northbound I-19 traffic was restricted to one lane because of a tractor-trailer crash near Drexel Road on Thursday morning, Jan. 14. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - All lanes are reopened after a two-vehicle crash on I-19 near Drexel Road.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, around 2:36 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 14, a tractor-trailer and a small SUV collided on the northbound lanes of I-19.

The driver of the SUV fled the scene of the crash but was later arrested. Officials say impairment on the part of the SUV driver has not been ruled out.

The driver of the semi suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital in Tucson for treatment. The trailer was carrying produce when it rolled onto its side.

Crews were expected to remove the damaged trailer later Thursday.

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