07/11/15 - The Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal rear-end collision involving four commercial vehicles near Quartzsite that left eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 closed Saturday morning.
At 5:39 a.m., a commercial truck-tractor pulling a semi-trailer failed to slow down for congested traffic related to a wrong-way fatal collision.
The driver of the commercial vehicle who failed to slow down was killed in the accident. Traffic is being detoured onto US 60 eastbound, located at milepost 31 on I-10. Drivers are then being routed to Vicksburg Road, which intersects with I-10 at milepost 46.
The Tonopah area is notorious for traffic accidents, especially big trucking accidents. In the field of personal injury law, in Arizona, we consider this the "Bermuda Triangle" of trucking accidents. Why? No one really knows.
Whatever the reason, it is imperative that people drive with safety and caution at all times on the highways.
If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in that accident, and early investigation is crucial. Do not hesitate to seek the assistance of an experienced personal injury lawyer in Arizona.