UPDATE: I-10 west reopened near Picacho Peak

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Published: Sep. 28, 2022 at 7:16 PM MST|Updated: Sep. 28, 2022 at 8:22 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Westbound lanes of Interstate 10 recently reopened after they were shut down due to a wreck near Picacho Peak, the Arizona Department of Transportation announced Wednesday evening, Sept. 28.

Authorities say the closure was due to law enforcement activity at milepost 219. State troopers say the closure was caused by a crash, which stemmed from a traffic stop conducted by Pinal County sheriff’s deputies.

Drivers are urged to expect delays and seek alternate routes.

The eastbound lanes were unaffected.

This is the second time in less than two months that a a vehicle has been hit while fleeing from authorities near Picacho Peak.