Interstate 19 southbound lanes were briefly closed on Tuesday afternoon after a crash "near Grand Avenue south of Rio Rico," according to a news release from the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The release indicated that the roadway was closed near Milepost 8 (Kilometer 12), which is near the Pilot Travel Center, off Exit 12 on Ruby Road.

ADOT spokeswoman Laurie Merrill said that the lanes were closed from 4:08 p.m. to 4:33 p.m.

Northbound lanes were not affected.

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