DPS: Semi goes off I-10, hits vehicle under Buckeye overpass, spilling debris

I10 Miller crash
Posted at 6:56 AM, Nov 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-19 15:37:48-05

BUCKEYE, AZ — A semi-truck crashed into a vehicle below a Buckeye overpass early Friday morning, spilling debris and causing injuries.

The crash occurred around 6 a.m. near I-10 and Miller Road.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a semi-truck went off the freeway at the Miller Road overpass, hitting a construction pick-up truck that was parked on Miller Road.

Buckeye police say the drivers of both trucks were able to get themselves out of their vehicles before they were taken to hospitals. They both appeared to be in stable condition.

Video from the scene showed a large number of boxes full of almond flour, which was being hauled by the semi at the time of the crash, spilled onto the roadway.

The Miller Road exit is currently closed. I-10 traffic was not impacted by the crash.

The cause of the crash is not yet known.

No further information has been released.