TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - An earlier crash had closed down a portion of northbound I-19 between Ajo and Irvington exits, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Shortly after the first crash was cleared a second one occurred, again blocking traffic.
The right lane of northbound I-19 has reopened, according to ADOT.
Crews from Tucson Fire Department put out the fire earlier this evening. There continues to be a 1 and a half back up due to the left lane still being blocked.
Drivers encouraged to avoid the area, use an alternate route if possible.
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