TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A truck driver was seriously hurt in a crash involving multiple vehicles on I-10 west of Tucson on Thursday morning, Jan. 18.
A news release from the Northwest Fire District said a passenger car and two tractor-trailers were involved in the crash at about 4:30 a.m. The driver of the car and one of the truck drivers were not injured. The driver of the second truck was taken to a hospital in serious condition.
Firefighters had to extricate one driver, who was trapped in one of the trucks.
According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the crash happened in westbound lanes near Avra Valley Road.
The right two lanes were blocked as wreckage and debris was cleared from the lanes. All lanes were reopened at about 8:30 a.m.
A second crash involving minor injuries happened in the traffic backup at Twin Peaks Road.
No further details were immediately available.