Traffic coming in from Tucson to Phoenix is being affected by a serious crash.
An accident has closed I-10 westbound at mile marker 176, about 30 miles southeast of downtown. Traffic is being rerouted at mile marker 175.
Eastbound traffic is not affected.
A garbage truck and a passenger car collided, and at least one person died.
As an alternative, drivers are asked to use northbound SR 587 (Casa Blanca Road) to State Route 87 (Arizona Avenue), where drivers can connect to Loop 202 (Santan Freeway).
The circumstances involving the crash are unknown, and information on the victim is not yet available.
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