WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Latest on a fatal wreck on Interstate 40 (all times local):
Authorities say a 10-year-old child was fatally injured in a two-vehicle wreck on Interstate 40 in northern Arizona.
Trooper Kameron Lee says the child was fatally injured when an eastbound SUV towing a trailer collided with a tractor-trailer rig and rolled off the highway about 10 miles east of Williams early Friday morning.
Lee says the Department of Public Safety’s investigation continues but that preliminary information indicates that the collision occurred when big rig rear-ended the SUV.
Lee also says additional information about the victim and circumstances of the wreck are not immediately available.
A fatal wreck closed a four-mile stretch of eastbound Interstate 40 about 10 miles east of Williams in northern Arizona for several hours Friday morning.
State Trooper Kameron Lee says the two-vehicle wreck involved a tractor-trailer rig and occurred shortly before 4 a.m.
The Arizona Department of Transportation says one eastbound lane was reopened at about 7 a.m. and that westbound lanes were unaffected.
No additional information was immediately available.