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Crash, blowing dust closes I-10 in Casa Grande

Posted at 4:03 PM, Apr 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-12 22:06:11-04

Interstate 10 is closed in both directions in Casa Grande due to blowing dust and a crash in the westbound lanes.

The closure is from mp 191-194, according to a tweet from the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

All lanes reopened around 7 p.m.

Here are some safety tips if you get caught while driving through heavy blowing dust:

  • Turn off all vehicle lights, set the parking brake, and take your foot off the brake to reduce the likelihood of being hit by following drivers.
  • Remain in your vehicle with your seatbelts buckled.
  • Wait for the storm to pass.

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