Deadly I-10 crash near Willcox

Semi rolls and blocks traffic

CREATED Aug. 2, 2011

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WILLCOX, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - A deadly crash on I-10 on Tuesday morning involving a Semi-Truck pulling a trailer and a pick-up truck.

The Department of Public Safety says it happened about 1:20 a.m. near WIllcox, mile post 346.  A spokesperson for the department says the driver of the Semi-Truck lost control and rolled the truck onto its side, blocking all Eastbound lanes of traffic.  That's when a pick-up slammed into the back of the truck.  The crash killed two people in the pick-up and injured four others.

No names have been released.  The injured passengers were taken to hospitals in Willcox and Tucson. 

DPS continues to investigate the crash.  The Semi-Truck may have been carrying petroleum.