DPS investigating fatal multi-motorcycle wreck on I-10



08/25/15 - A multi-motorcycle accident Saturday morning left one motorist dead and another in critical condition on Interstate 10 near Queen Creek and Riggs roads.
Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers reported four motorcycle riders were speeding down the interstate at about 2:30 a.m. One rider rear-ended a trailer hauled by a pick-up truck. 

The rider, a man in his 20s, was pronounced dead on the scene. DPS has not yet released the rider’s name. 
A second motorcycle rider was transported to the hospital for critical injuries. The other two motorcyclists reportedly fled the scene and have not been identified.   
The driver of the pickup truck sustained minor injuries. 
I-10’s eastbound lane was closed off for over two hours early Saturday morning due to the crash. 
A DPS spokesperson said they’re actively investigating the crash and will release more details when they become available.

Jack-knifed semi-truck causes delays on Interstate 10 near downtown Phoenix


08/25/15 - A jack-knifed semi-truck blocked several lanes on eastbound Interstate 10 near downtown Phoenix on Tuesday morning.
The Arizona Department of Transportation said the crash happened just before 5:00 a.m. near 27th Avenue.
The Department of Public Safety said four vehicles are involved in the crash. Two people were transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
Pictures from the scene show a FedEx truck was involved in the crash.
ADOT says the right three lanes and the ramp to northbound Interstate 17 have reopened after being closed for a couple of hours.

08/21: Weekend Closures


Happy Friday! We are showing a few closures on the interstate 10 in Arizona. Please take note and make any changes that you need to for this weekend. Have a great weekend! Drive safe, and drive smart!

U.S. 60 (Superstition)/ Country Club Drive and I-10

RESTRICTION: Westbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) narrowed to one lane in areas between Country Club Drive and Interstate 10 from 10 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 22) for lane-marker installation.

DETOUR: Alternate routes include westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway).

U.S. 60/ I-10 and Country Club Drive

 RESTRICTION: Eastbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) narrowed to one lane in areas between Interstate 10 and Country Club Drive from 10 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 23) for lane-marker installation.

DETOUR: Alternate routes include eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway).

08/14: Weekend Closures


Happy Friday! We are showing only one major closure on the I-10 freeway in Arizona. Please take note and make any changes that may be needed. Remember to drive smart and to drive safe this weekend.

Interstate 10/ Wild Horse Pass Boulevard and Riggs Road 

 RESTRICTION: Eastbound Interstate 10 (toward Tucson) narrowed to one lane between Wild Horse Pass Boulevard and Riggs Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 15) for lane striping. Westbound Interstate 10 (toward Phoenix) narrowed to one lane between Riggs Road and Wild Horse Pass Boulevard from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 16) for lane striping.

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

08/07: Weekend Closures


Happy Friday! We are only showing one major closure for the I-10 freeway in Phoenix. Please make note below and make any changes to your commute as you see fit.

Remember. Drive safe! Don't drive distracted! Have a great weekend!

I-10/ Wild Horse Pass Blvd. and Riggs Road
RESTRICTION: Eastbound Interstate 10 (toward Tucson) narrowed to one lane between Wild Horse Pass Boulevard and Riggs Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 8), 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 9) and from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 10) for pavement work.
DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and be prepared to slow down and merge safely in work zone.

Interstate 10 rollover crash near Quartzsite kills 1



08/06/15 - A rollover crash near Quartzsite killed one person Thursday morning and closed westbound Interstate 10 for several hours.

The wreck was reported just after 11 a.m. about 15 miles west of Quartzsite near the California border, when the car rolled over onto the westbound shoulder, according to the department.

 One person was ejected from the car and died at the scene.

Westbound Interstate 10 was closed in the area following the crash until about 2:20 p.m., and no other injuries were reported.

Motorcyclist killed in crash on Interstate 10 in downtown Phoenix


08/06/15 - A deadly crash involving a motorcyclist is causing major delays in downtown Phoenix.

The crash happened on eastbound Interstate 10 at 7th Street just before 5:30 a.m. on Thursday.

It appears a motorcyclist rear ended another vehicle and caught fire. The rider was thrown from the motorcycle and transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The right two lanes of eastbound Interstate 10 are closed while DPS continues their investigation.

Details of the crash are unknown.

3 kids, 2 adults injured in Interstate 10 rollover near Tonopah


08/04/15 - - Several people have been injured in a collision involving a rental moving truck that rolled over on eastbound Interstate 10 west of Tonopah Tuesday morning.

 The Department of Public Safety say medical helicopters were on the scene to transport patients. Three children and two adults were transported to the hospital.

The condition of the victims are unknown at this time. The Arizona Department of Transportation said eastbound Interstate 10 has reopened at milepost 83, but emergency crews are still in the median.