TONOPAH, Ariz. - Eastbound Interstate 10 has reopened in western Maricopa County after a big rig loaded with food products overturned, injuring the driver.
Photos from eastbound I-10 at MP 97. Semis pose challenges in trying to upright them due to their size and weight. This will take some time. pic.twitter.com/XH4tVcJOT4— Dept. Public Safety (@Arizona_DPS) February 7, 2018
Arizona Department of Public Safety Trooper Kameron Lee says a heavy duty tow truck was dispatched to help remove the big rig that overturned Wednesday morning near Tonopah.
Lee says the driver's injures don't appear life-threatening.
The state Department of Transportation says both lanes of eastbound traffic on I-10 reopened just before noon.
Both lanes of I-10 eastbound are now open. https://t.co/1avtISuWKJ— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) February 7, 2018
Tonopah is about 52 miles (84 kilometers) west of Phoenix.
The Associated press contributed to this report.