BREAKING: Two fatal accidents reported near Benson - Tucson News Now

BREAKING: Two fatal accidents reported near Benson

In a span of only 30 minutes, the Arizona Department of Public Safety responded to two fatal accident near Benson Sunday night.

According to DPS, the first crash happened on Interstate 10 around 7 p.m.

The DPS spokesperson said one person died in a two-vehicle accident.

I-10 westbound was closed and traffic was backed up for miles following the crash. Driver were detoured through Benson.

The second fatal accident happened around 7:30 p.m. on State Route 80 near Sabin Street.

The DPS spokesperson said two people died in a two-vehicle crash.

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