A serious crash has closed U.S. 93 north of Kingman, Arizona.
According to initial reports, 2 people were killed in a multi-vehicle crash.
CLOSURE: US 93 NB north of Kingman: Road closed for crash at MP 27. DETOUR: SR 68 out of Kingman to Laughlin & north on US 95 to Las Vegas. pic.twitter.com/V8rov8iDcB
— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) March 21, 2017
Update: 2 fatalities and three injuries. 8 vehicles total. NB US93 at MP27 closed for at least 4hrs. Use Alt route to Vegas. pic.twitter.com/I2S8EzdYG2
— Dept. Public Safety (@Arizona_DPS) March 21, 2017
The crash happened around 12:24 p.m. The Arizona Department of Public Safety says that a vehicle failed to yield from a stop sign and pulled in front of a truck tractor that was being pulled by another truck tractor.
The driver swerved in an attempt to avoid a collision, causing the tractor he was pulling to overturn.
There were several other crashes among vehicles attempting to avoid the initial crash. Another RV vehicle could not slow down and struck another vehicle in front of the RV.
There are 2 confirmed deceased and two were transported to a hospital. A dog was also killed.
A total of 8 vehicles were involved.
The highway is expected to be closed for several hours.