PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Eastbound Interstate 10 has re-opened after a crash involving two semi-trucks closed it near the Arizona-New Mexico border on Wednesday.
OPEN: I-10 East has reopened at US 191 (mile 352). We have one lane blocked at the crash site, mile 388, near the New Mexico line.— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) October 28, 2015
The Arizona Department of Transportation says the closure extended nearly 50 miles near the border. I-10 was closed for eastbound traffic at US 191, near mile post 352 and the closure ends just before the New Mexico state line at mile post 389.
The freeway was closed for several hours and re-opened just before 7 a.m.
Drivers were advised to take US 191 north to US 70 in Safford, then follow US 70 east to return to I-10 at Lorsdburg, N.M.
Reminder: I-10 East is closed, US 191 (mile 352) to New Mexico. Alt route: US 191 North to US 70 East to Lordsburg, NM. No ETA for reopening— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) October 28, 2015
The Arizona Department of Public Safety says there are injuries in the collision.
COLLISION: EB I10 MP 388 (near New Mexico) 2 veh. injury collision EB I10 totally blocked. pic.twitter.com/Tl2pk1GRtP— Quentin Mehr, PIO (@dps_pio_mehr) October 28, 2015