NEAR CAMP VERDE, AZ (3TV/CBS5) -- A huge semi truck ended up blocking the entire northbound side of the road after a crash on I-17 Wednesday afternoon. It happened about five miles south of Camp Verde.
It's not clear yet how it happened, but the semi ended up on its side in the middle of the roadway. There's no word yet on injuries. The crash closed I-17 northbound, south of Camp Verde. The southbound lanes were not affected.
Several hours later, I-17 northbound reopened at SR 169. The left lane remained blocked at milepost 282, right at the crash site. ADOT says to continue to expect delays in the area.
Real-time highway conditions are available on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information site at or by calling 511.
UPDATE: I-17 northbound has reopened at SR 169. The left lane remains blocked at milepost 282, the crash site. Continue to expect delays in the area.— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT)
Please delay travel or plan an alternate route as troopers and crews work to clear the scene.— Dept. Public Safety (@Arizona_DPS)