Wrong-way crash on I-10

It happened in the EB lanes of I-10 near Picacho Peak.

ELOY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - Two people are dead after a wrong-way crash on Interstate 10 near Picacho Peak, according to DPS. That's south of Eloy, about 40 miles northwest of Tucson. It happened around 4 p.m. Wednesday in the eastbound lanes of the freeway.

A Chevy Sedan was traveling in the wrong lanes eastbound on I-10 when it struck a Hyundai Sedan head-on. The driver of the Chevy was later identified as 30-year-old Ernesto Molina of Tucson. The driver of the Hyundai was identified as 50-year-old Kimberly Skelley, also from Tucson. Both Molina and Skelley died in the crash. 

Two cars were involved. The eastbound lanes of I-10 were closed in that area, and all traffic was being forced to exit at Picacho Peak. Traffic was backed up for miles, and ADOT warned drivers to expect long delays.

The freeway reopened just before 9:30 p.m.


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