MOHAVE COUNTY, Ariz. — A major crash on Interstate 15 in Arizona on Wednesday night prompted the closure of a portion of the freeway.
Updated 12:53 a.m. – Southbound I-15 just north of the Black Rock exit has been reopened.
The crash occurred at approximately 9:48 p.m. near Exit 27, about 2 miles south of the Utah-Arizona border.
According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, both southbound lanes are closed in the area of milepost 28, with no estimated time for reopening.
Officials advise drivers to expect “major delays” Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Motorists are encouraged to use Old Highway 91 in southwest Utah as an alternate route.
Responders from St. George Fire, Gold Cross Ambulance, Arizona Department of Safety and Beaver Dam/Littlefield Fire are tending to the scene.
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