Right lane of northbound I-19 near Irvington has reopened

Right lane of northbound I-19 near Irvington has reopened
Traffic backed up on NB I-19 (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)
Traffic backed up on NB I-19 (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)

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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