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UPDATE: Suspect in custody after several crashes near 6th Avenue, Irvington

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Westbound Irvington is closed while Tucson Police and the Arizona Department of Public Safety investigate an earlier incident, according to an official at DPS. 

The incident began with several crashes in the area of 6th Avenue and Irvington, with the suspect fleeing the scene.  According to DPS a trooper attempted to stop the suspect, but was not successful.  

However, the suspect has since been taken into custody by Tucson police.  

According to DPS there are minor injuries involved with the crashes.  No further information has been released. 

Drivers are advised to avoid the area, use an alternate route if possible. 

We have a crew headed to the scene. Stay with Tucson News Now for the latest. 

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