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Nine big rigs blown over on I-10 in Arizona


Several truck drivers were injured on Thursday when high winds toppled multiple semi trucks on an Arizona interstate.

The blowovers occurred on the afternoon of July 27 on I-10 near New Hope, Arizona.

Fox 10 reports that nine semi trucks were blown over between mile markers 46 and 48 on I-10. Three trucks on eastbound I-10 were blown over, while six others were blown over in the westbound lanes.

Five people were injured, with two of those people suffering serious injuries.

According to the latest update from the Arizona Department of Transportation issued at 6 a.m. on Friday, the eastbound lanes of I-10 are all open, but the westbound right lane is blocked.

A driver traveling on I-10 captured video of several of the blown over trucks. You can view the video below.


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