Eastbound I-10 reopens after fiery crash near Picacho Peak

At least two vehicles caught fire.
At least two vehicles caught fire.(Arizona's Family)
Published: Aug. 25, 2023 at 5:49 AM MST|Updated: Aug. 25, 2023 at 6:22 AM MST
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PINAL COUNTY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- Eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 have reopened early Friday morning after a fiery crash.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, at least three vehicles were involved with two catching fire. Video from the Arizona’s Family news drone showed multiple cars with heavy fire damage. At this time, details on possible injuries or what led up to the crash have not been released.

Troopers had asked for the freeway to be closed for an extended period, causing all traffic to be diverted at milepost 219 at Picacho Peak Road onto the frontage road. The freeway reopened just after 6 a.m. Click/tap here for the First Alert Traffic map.

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