UPDATE: One killed, five injured in wrong-way crash west of Mescal

Westbound I-10 was closed because of a crash west of Mescal, Arizona, Monday, Aug. 15.
Westbound I-10 was closed because of a deadly wrong-way crash west of Mescal, Arizona, Monday, Aug. 15.(Arizona Department of Transportation)
Published: Aug. 15, 2022 at 5:27 AM MST|Updated: Aug. 15, 2022 at 10:31 AM MST
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VAIL, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A juvenile was killed and five people were injured in a wrong-way crash on interstate 10 westbound near Mescal late Sunday, Aug. 14.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a Mazda sedan with two occupants was eastbound in a westbound lane of I-10 when it struck a westbound Toyota Camry around 11 p.m.

A juvenile passenger in the front seat of the Mazda died at the scene. The driver of the Mazda, a woman, suffered critical injuries. All four occupants of the Toyota, including two juveniles, were also transported for treatment, but their conditions were not released.

DPS said the driver of the Mazda was suspected of being impaired.

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