Wrong-way driver has been killed in an accident on Interstate 10 in Tucson

11/18/15 - A wrong-way driver has been killed in an accident on Interstate 10 in Tucson. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials identified the victim as 25-year-old Brian Valenzuela of Tucson.

They say the car Valenzuela was driving about 1 a.m. Wednesday collided head-on with a tractor-trailer rig. DPS officials say their investigation is continuing and impairment hasn't been ruled out as a factor.
They say the big rig's driver escaped injury.

Debris and spilled diesel fuel closed the eastbound lanes of I-10 until after 7 a.m.

Child injured while suspect throws rock through windshield on I10 - freeway; 12 cars damaged

11/16/15 - A 9-year-old was taken to the hospital after a large rock was thrown through a car's windshield on the freeway Sunday night.

Arizona Department of Public Safety says the emergency call came in after 9 p.m. in the area of 15th Avenue along eastbound I-10. DPS heard that someone had been throwing bricks or rocks onto the freeway and located a subject in the act.

The suspect led troopers on a short foot pursuit down the 15th Avenue embankment before the suspect was taken into custody.

Twelve cars were damaged during the incident, DPS says. There is no word on the child's condition as of Monday morning

Motorcyclist killed in Phoenix I-10 collision

11/9/15 - A motorcyclist died Sunday night after being involved in a three-vehicle collision on Interstate 10 in Phoenix, officials said.

The crash occurred in the westbound lanes of I-10 near Sky Harbor International Airport shortly after 10 p.m., an Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman said. After hitting a gray SUV, the motorcyclist rear-ended a red SUV.

The DPS said the motorcyclist, a 39-year-old woman, died at the scene. No other injuries were reported. The woman's identity was not released pending notification of her next-of-kin.

11/6: Weekend Closures

Happy Friday! Please see the closures on the I-10 below. Have a safe weekend!

Interstate 10/ 40th and 24th streets RESTRICTION: Westbound Interstate 10 narrowed to two lanes overnight between 40th and 24th streets near Sky Harbor from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday (Nov. 8) for overhead sign work. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and be prepared to slow down and merge safely in work zone.

I-10 WB closed at Bullard Road after vehicles collide with semi

11/5/15: A crash involving two passenger vehicles and a semi truck has closed Interstate 10 westbound at Bullard Avenue about 17 miles west of downtown Phoenix.

Officials said the semi truck broke down in the center lane of traffic when it was struck by two other vehicles at about 11:45 a.m. The Arizona Dept. of Transportation says drivers can use the exit and entrance ramps at Bullard to get around the crash, but drivers should expect heavy delays.

There's no estimated time to reopen westbound lanes. Eastbound lanes remain open.

Semi-truck crash blocks 3 lanes on WB I-10 in Phoenix

11/4/15 - A jackknifed semi-truck blocked three lanes along westbound Interstate 10 in Phoenix shortly after 6 a.m Wednesday, officials said.

The crash occurred between 32nd Street and the Interstate 17 split and backed up traffic more than a mile.

An Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman said the collision caused the semi-truck to leak fuel.

DPS crews were working to clear the roadway. The Arizona Department of Transportation advised drivers heading to Phoenix and the West Valley to take alternate routes.

10/30: Weekend Closures

Happy Friday! This weekend is Halloween! We hope you and your loved ones have a fun and safe one! Please note any closures below. Have a great weekend!

Interstate 10/ Riggs and Queen Creek roads 

 RESTRICTION: Westbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane overnight between Riggs and Queen Creek roads from 9 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 31) for shoulder improvements.

 DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and be prepared to merge safely in work zone.

10/23: Weekend Closures

Happy Friday! We aren't showing any major closures in the valley this weekend! That means smooth traveling for those of you who will be traveling on the I-10. Remember to drive safe, and drive smart! Have a great weekend.