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Wreck shuts down U.S. Route 191 east of Tucson

U.S. Route 191 was shut down in both directions south of Interstate 10 due to a Tuesday wreck.
Posted at 6:15 AM, Jul 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-06 10:47:51-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — U.S. Route 191 was shut down in both directions east of Tucson and south of Interstate 10 due to a Tuesday wreck.

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the closure was between mileposts 51 and 55, from south of Cochise to north of Sunsites. A vehicle hit a deer, causing the closure.

There was no timetable to reopen the road.

State Route 80 worked as an alternate route.

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