Interstate 10 reopens after massive semi-truck fire in Phoenix

- A large semi-truck fire shut down parts of Interstate 10 at 40th Street in Phoenix on Friday.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the driver of a semi-truck lost control of the vehicle while traveling westbound on I-10 near 40th Street at 9:43 a.m.

The semi-truck hit the center median and caught fire. The trailer then went over the barrier and into the eastbound lanes of traffic.

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DPS says the driver escaped safely and the trailer was empty.

Just before 2:00 p.m., ADOT stated that all lanes were open at I-10 and 40th St. after the earlier semi fire, but to expect delays in the area, especially westbound.


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