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Two people critically hurt in wrong-way crash on I-10 near Casa Grande

The crash occurred early Friday morning
Posted at 8:40 AM, Aug 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-12 12:01:52-04

PINAL COUNTY, AZ — Two people are hurt after a wrong-way crash on I-10 north of Casa Grande.

Gila River police say the crash occurred around 1:15 a.m. Friday in the eastbound lanes of I-10 near mile marker 185, which is located south of Sacaton.

A vehicle was reportedly driving westbound in the eastbound lanes and hit another vehicle head-on.

The drivers were the only occupants in each vehicle, and both were taken to the hospital in critical condition, according to police.

The names of both drivers have not been released.

The crash remains under investigation and alcohol has not been ruled out as a factor.