UPDATE: Gates Pass reopens after wreckage removal

UPDATE: Gates Pass reopens after wreckage removal
Because of the steep terrain, the wreckage from a Dec. 3 crash couldn't be removed until Dec. 6. (Source: KOLD News 13)

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Gates Pass Road was closed Thursday, Dec. 6, so that crews could remove a vehicle that crashed and left the roadway.

Because of steep terrain, the vehicle could not be removed right away after the crash just west of the Gates Pass viewing area on Monday, Dec. 3.

The driver was taken to the hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries.

The closure lasted about four hours.

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