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15 accounted for after fleeing rollover in Arizona

Updated Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 | 1:51 p.m.

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 (http://bit.ly/1fedkc5 ) 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 I-40, and some witnesses reported as many as 20 people may have been in the vehicle.

The DPS says six people were taken to area hospitals for their injuries.

Authorities say the driver was caught after fleeing.

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

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Information from: KTVK-TV, http://www.azfamily.com/