UPDATE: Interstate 10 eastbound at Kolb has reopened.
Tucson Fire Department crews are working a fatal rollover on eastbound Interstate 10 between Wilmot and Kolb.
Eastbound I-10 is shut down, and all traffic is exiting the freeway at Kolb.
CLOSED: I-10 eastbound is closed at Kolb Road in Tucson. All traffic is exiting at Kolb. This is due to a crash. pic.twitter.com/NA2NNeNtcw
— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) July 6, 2018
According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, an SUV was traveling westbound when the driver experienced tire failure and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle then crossed the median and hit oncoming traffic in the eastbound lanes.
DPS says the driver of the SUV, a woman, died in the crash.
Avoid the area if possible.
Stay with KGUN9 and KGUN9.com for more on this developing story.
Tucson Fire crews en-route to a serious rollover accident involving multiple vehicles on EB I-10 near MP 270 (between Wilmot & Kolb). Watch for crews, travel w/ caution & avoid the area.
— Tucson Fire Department (@TucsonFirePIO) July 6, 2018