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SB I-19 reopens after injury wreck cleared

Posted at 10:04 AM, Nov 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-15 19:10:58-05

Troopers shut down southbound Interstate 19 Wednesday morning due to an injury wreck before reopening in the 10 a.m. hour.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a passenger car rear-ended a box truck on the freeway near Sahuarita Road. A  motorist was trapped inside and had to be removed from the car. The victim was airlifted to a hospital for treatment.

Traffic was diverted to Pima Mine Road.