On May 24, 2019, at approximately 9:06 AM, a wrong-way vehicle was reported traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of Interstate 40, near milepost 36 (14 miles southwest of Kingman).
Shortly after, there was a reported a head-on collision involving the wrong-way vehicle.
There are five fatalities as a result.
Westbound I-40 was initially closed westbound.
I-40 has since partially reopened westbound.
Unknown time to reopen I-40.
82-year-old male of Nevada is the wrong-way driver.
May 25, 2019
Wrong-way vehicle information: white 2010 Nissan sedan
Driver: Harold Wayne Wickham, 82 of Laughlin, NV (deceased at hospital)
Passenger: Ella Wickham, 90 of Laughlin, NV (deceased on-scene)
Victim vehicle information: black 2015 Honda sedan
Driver: Tsun Tong Chan, 57 of New York, NY (deceased on-scene)
Passenger: Wai Kam Ngai, 54 of New York, NY (deceased on-scene)
Passenger: Ching Kwong Chan, 21 of New York, NY (deceased on-scene)
This crash is still under investigation and details will be released as they become available.