Posted: Aug 10, 2013 8:47 AM by Scott Oathout
Updated: Aug 19, 2013 10:48 AM
RED ROCK, Ariz.- Westbound Interstate 10 is closed west of Red Rock due to a fatal rollover.
The Department of Public Safety says a minivan rolled over in the median near Milepost 219 around 7:30 Saturday morning.
Avra Valley Fire spokesman Patrick Calhoun says one person died and another 11 patients are being transported to the hospital. Three patients were taken to UAMC with life-threatening injuries.
Calhoun says nine of the patients in the vehicle are under the age of 12.
DPS says eastbound traffic was affected for a short time while helicopters landed to transport some of the patients.
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