Deadly semi crash closes I-10 near Tonopah

Authorities say one person is dead following a chain-reaction crash involving multiple semi-trucks along Interstate 10 near Tonopah. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash happened when a semi-truck rolled on eastbound I-10 west of Tonopah at milepost 79. After the rollover, a second semi-truck following behind came to a stop, but a third semi-truck struck the second semi, killing the driver of the third semi-truck.

The crash is west of the Salome Road interchange and DPS says it will be an extended closure.

Please avoid the area.

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