DPS: Multi-vehicle crash closes I-10 westbound near Casa Grande

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says that a blown tire on a vehicle towing a trailer is suspected as the cause of a multi vehicle accident that injured several on Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Casa Grande.

The crash happened before 1:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon at milepost 182 in the westbound lanes. Investigators say that a single vehicle was towing a trailer when a tire blew and the vehicle traveled crossed the median into oncoming traffic.

Paramedics took 2 victims to a valley hospital by ambulance, 6 other people in a SUV were also injured.

A military convoy was traveling on I-10 and was struck by the vehicle and trailer.

Westbound traffic was closed for just over 2 hours.

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