UPDATE: 15 accounted for after fleeing rollover in Arizona

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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WINONA, Ariz. (AP) -- Authorities are searching for people who ran from a vehicle after it rolled over in northern Arizona.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says 15 people have been accounted for but it's unknown how many are still missing.

KTVK-TV reports that the DPS and Coconino County Sheriff's Office say several people fled the scene Friday night near Winona, which is 10 miles east of Flagstaff.

The DPS says the vehicle rolled on eastbound Interstate 40 around 7:30 p.m. Some witnesses report as many as 20 people may have been in the vehicle.

The DPS says six people were taken to area hospitals.

Authorities say it is unknown if the driver is among those located.

The Arizona Daily Sun reports that state child safety workers took custody of three children.


Previous story:

Authorities are searching for as many as 14 people who ran from a vehicle after it rolled over in northern Arizona.

KTVK-TV reports that the Arizona Department of Public Safety and Coconino Sheriff's Office say several people fled the scene Friday night near Winona, which is 10 miles east of Flagstaff.

According to DPS, the vehicle rolled on eastbound I-40, and some witnesses reported as many as 20 people may have been in the vehicle.

DPS says five people were found and taken to area hospitals for their injuries. Authorities say the driver was caught after fleeing.

DPS says the other victims could be dealing with injuries and cold temperatures.



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