I-10 at Orange Grove reopens after serious accident - Tucson News Now

I-10 at Orange Grove reopens after serious accident

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 have reopened near Tucson, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The roadway closed at Orange Grove Road around 8 p.m. because of a serious collision.

An accident closed the section of I-10 for nearly 3 hours. 

According to Northwest Fire Captain Adam Goldberg, the patient hit a guard rail and was impaled by a piece of the guard rail, making the extraction a very lengthy process.

A helicopter transported the patient to a hospital. 

The patient has sustained critical injuries. 

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