DPS investigating deadly crash on I-17 and McDowell Road

Posted at 5:02 AM, Jul 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-10 15:06:24-04

The Department of Public Safety is investigating after a collision turned deadly on Interstate 17 at McDowell Road. 

According to officials I-17 southbound was closed at McDowell Road but the roadway later reopened shortly after 9 a.m. 

DPS said people may have been ejected during the multiple vehicle fatal collision. One person was killed in the crash, and another was critically injured. 

A DUI enforcement unit was present during the investigation. It's not clear yet if DUI or any other sort of impairment played a role in the collision.