TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — A 65-year-old man died in a two-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 10 Monday.
According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, troopers responded at 1:22 p.m. to a deadly single-vehicle rollover crash blocking the left lane of eastbound I-10 at milepost 259, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. The medical examiner has been requested to the scene. The freeway was reopened at 5 p.m.
A juvenile believed to be under the influence was driving a 2005 Nissan Xterra that got into a wreck with a pickup truck. The man who died in the crash was in the truck.
The driver was released to his father. Charges are pending.
All three lanes of eastbound I-10 were closed during the investigation and re-opened at 5:00 p.m.
I-10 Eastbound at 22nd Street in #Tucson: All lanes are open, but traffic is still backed up to Prince Road.— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) August 24, 2021
Check your route before you head out with the ADOT Alerts and AZ511 apps: https://t.co/MxTvyyEdpM#aztraffic pic.twitter.com/gVXZ9cI8ag
If you're leaving work soon and traveling on I-10 eastbound in #Tucson, you might want to take an alternate route. Only one lane is open at 22nd Street due to an earlier crash. pic.twitter.com/wJVc4NF0IB— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) August 23, 2021
🚨 Troopers are investigating a single-vehicle fatal collision on I-10 EB at milepost 259 in Tucson. Lanes are restricted and traffic is heavy - please avoid the area. #AZTroopers https://t.co/TDHqrgOzgH— Dept. of Public Safety (@Arizona_DPS) August 23, 2021
CLOSED: Interstate 10 eastbound has closed again near 22nd Street in #Tucson due to an earlier crash. There is no estimated time to reopen the lanes and drivers should expect long delays. #aztraffic pic.twitter.com/8XGhrMLCqr— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) August 23, 2021
A rollover accident on I-10 eastbound between Congress and 22nd is significantly slowing traffic - avoid the area, DPS is on scene— Tucson Fire Department (@TucsonFireDept) August 23, 2021
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