Two crashes are blocking traffic on Interstate 40 near Kingman, AZ on June 21, 2019.

Two Accidents on I-40 Halt Traffic

KINGMAN — Travelers along I-40 will need to allow extra time for travel today.

Two accidents along I-40, near Kingman, are causing a lot of backup.

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), about 2:45 p.m., a crash has closed the highway westbound along Highway 40, near milepost 48. The incident is located just south of US 93.

ADOT has updated the post about 3:05 p.m. Traffic is getting by on the right shoulder, but I-40 westbound is still closed at milepost 48.

The other crash is on I-40 eastbound. According to ADOT, about 3:31 p.m., the accident is blocking the right lane at milepost 68. It is located roughly five miles before US 93 S, toward Wikieup.