KINGMAN, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- Five people are dead after a wrong-way crash on westbound I-40 about 14 miles west of Kingman. 

[WATCH: Wrong-way crash kills 5 people on I-40 near Kingman]

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash happened at about 9 a.m. Friday morning near milepost 36 when a vehicle was driving eastbound in the westbound lanes.

[PHOTOS: Wrong-way crash kills 5 people near Kingman]

The vehicle, driven by an 82-year-old Nevada man, crashed head-on into another car. The wrong-way driver and four other people were killed in the crash.

DPS released the names of the five people killed on Saturday:

  • Harold Wayne Wickham, 82, driver of the wrong-way vehicle
  • Ella Wickham, 90, passenger of the wrong-way vehicle. 
  • Tsun Tong Chan, 57, driver of the second vehicle. 
  • Wai Kam Ngai, 54, passenger of the second vehicle. 
  • Ching Kwong Chan, 21, passenger of the second vehicle.

[MAP: 2019 Wrong-way incidents in Arizona]

The westbound lanes of I-40 have partially reopened.

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