On March 9, 2014 at 8:01 am, firefighters received an alarm for a passenger car vs. semi on Interstate 40 at the 62 mile post westbound. E521 arrived on scene to find a Dodge Challenger in the median upright with moderate front end damage and extensive roof damage. Both vehicle were traveling westbound when the passenger car struck the rear of the semi trailer.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol Division is conducting the investigation. There were no traffic restrictions and the scene was cleared within an hour.
Article by Engineer Chris Shaffer, Pinion Pine Fire District
Photos by Firefighter Aaron Volk, Pinion Pine Fire District