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Authorities: 2 killed when truck veers across freeway

August 29, 2018

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a two people are dead after a truck veered across the median of Interstate 10 on the southeastern outskirts of metro Phoenix and overturned and caught fire after colliding with three other vehicles.

The wreck Wednesday south of Chandler has closed westbound I-10 in that area and the state Department of Transportation says drivers face long delays and should consider alternate routes.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says the truck was traveling eastbound on I-10 before it collided with the westbound vehicles.

According to the DPS, the truck’s driver was seriously injured.

No other information is immediately available.

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