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Highway crash shuts down stretch of Interstate-10 in Arizona

ELOY, Ariz. — Authorities say a multi-vehicle crash has shut down Interstate-10 north of Tucson.

A spokesman for the Arizona Department of Public Safety says the crash happened Friday near Picacho Peak Road. Westbound and eastbound lanes are closed.

Bart Graves, the DPS spokesman, says the vehicles involved may have included two semi-trucks, a motorhome, and other cars and vehicles.

He did not say in an emailed statement how many possible injuries the accident may have caused.

UPDATE:

Four killed in I-10 crash between Marana, Picacho Peak roads

Officials say there are four confirmed fatalities in the crash. Four other people received minor injuries in the incident. One person was transported to a hospital for their injuries.

According to officials, the collision has shut down the eastbound lanes of the I-10 at Picacho Peak Road and westbound lanes near Pinal Airpark Road.

Drivers are advised to travel on State Routes 77 and 79 to avoid the incident.

UPDATE: The Arizona Department of Public Safety’s Ranger helicopter comes in for a landing on the scene of a multiple fatality collision on I-10 west of Pinal Airpark Rd. on December 21, 2018.