Crash, vehicle fire close I-40 near Calif. border

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By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver

FRACONIA, Ariz. -- An injury crash and vehicle fire have closed westbound Interstate 40 near the California border, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The crash occurred at milepost 15, near the town of Franconia.

The Department of Transportation is not sure when the lanes will reopen.

Westbound travelers can take State Route 68 from Kingman to Bullhead City, go south on State Route 95, and reach Interstate 40 near Needles, Calif.

ADOT said the crash is not affecting eastbound lanes.

Information will be updated as it becomes available.