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Apr 20, 2011 12:14 PM

Semi-truck rollover causes I-10 delays

MARANA - Eastbound traffic on Interstate 10 is being rerouted at exit 226 due to a semi truck rollover accident about 25 miles west of Tucson.

Arizona Department of Public Safety officials confirm that a semi truck traveling east on I-10 rolled over after the driver lost control for an unknown reason. The truck was loaded with strawberries, which spilled over the interstate.

The driver was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of his injuries. After reports of diesel fuel leaking from the truck, Avra Valley Haz Mat teams responded as a precaution.

Eastbound traffic is being detoured to exit 226 and routed to the frontage road past the collision scene. DPS estimates that eastbound I-10 will reopen by about 10 a.m.

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