-UPDATE- June 2, 2017 at 7:10 a.m.
The driver of the wrong way vehicle, a maroon 2013 Kia sedan has been identified as Jose Manuel Lopez, 26 of Phoenix, AZ. Troopers continue to investigate and are awaiting results from the medical examiners office to determine if impairment was a factor.
-UPDATE- June 1, 2017 at 10:10 a.m.
The westbound I-10 to northbound I-17 transition re-opened at 8:00 a.m. All ramps were re-opened just after 9:00 a.m.
Today, June 1, 2017, at 2:45 a.m., a passenger vehicle was reported traveling southbound within the northbound lanes of I-17. The passenger vehicle then transitioned wrong-way onto the eastbound I-10 to northbound I-17 ramp and collided head-on with a commercial truck. The wrong-way passenger vehicle fell off of the transition ramp and landed between the I-17 mainline and the westbound I-10 to northbound I-17 transition ramp.
The wrong-way driver, a male, is deceased on-scene.
The commercial truck driver is on scene with no reported injury.
The Department's Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVE) HAZMAT team has been called to inspect the commercial truck / tanker that the wrong-way vehicle collided with. It was carrying 800 gallons of diesel fuel with only a small amount spilling from the truck's main fuel tank. The spill was quickly contained.
The EB I-10 to NB I-17 and WB I-10 to NB I-17 ramps are closed. The I-17 NB at the stack is closed.
Unknown ETA to reopen the roadway.
Kameron Lee, PIO is en route.
Media staging is south of McDowell and west of I17; southbound along the frontage road / 24th Ave.