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Driver hurt in tractor-trailer crash, I-10 restricted east of Tucson

Published: Feb. 27, 2015 at 3:45 PM MST|Updated: Mar. 13, 2015 at 3:45 PM MST
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(Source: Tucson News Now)
(Source: Tucson News Now)

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A truck driver was injured in a single-vehicle wreck on I-10, east of Tucson Friday morning.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the accident happened near State Route 83 at milepost 282 at 8:49 a.m.

The tractor-trailer carrying textile went into median and the trailer caught on fire. The driver was ejected in the accident, and taken to a local hospital for treatment.

According to a DPS spokesman, the No. 1 lanes in both directions are expected to be closed for several hours during the cleanup process.

Rincon Valley and Corona de Tucson fire departments responded. Tucson News Now has a crew at the scene.

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