The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) said Tuesday it will reopen Highway 75 between Walmart and Boulder, north of the town of Walmart, after a crash near the Walmart boulder Highway on Tuesday morning killed at least five people and injured six others.
The Arizona Department’s Highway Safety Division said in a statement that an accident near the Wal-Mart boulder highway was investigated as a possible act of vehicular homicide and is under investigation.
The highway was closed for two hours and is expected to be open again shortly.
A witness told ABC News affiliate KPHO that the crash was “pretty scary.”
He said he saw a “big, scary truck” going down the road and saw a man running away.
He said a man had his hands up in the air and was waving his arms around.
He also said a woman in a red shirt ran over to help him.
The truck was stopped at a red light at the intersection of Highway 75 and the Walmart Mountain Road about 7:45 a.m. and two people were killed.
A woman driving the truck was seriously injured and died.ADOT said there were five people injured.
One of those was the driver of the truck.
He was pronounced dead at the scene, ADOT said.
The other three victims are in serious condition.
The agency did not release the names of the people killed.