Report: Crash closes Loop 101 Price Southbound near US 60
A major car accident has closed the Loop 101 Price Southbound freeway at the junction at the US 60, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
CLOSED: L-101 Price Southbound closed at US 60 due to a crash. All traffic routed to US 60. Plan for long delays and use an alternate route.
— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) November 23, 2016
Tempe Fire Department is reporting that seven vehicles were involved in the crash, two of the cars catching on fire. There were a total of ten people injured, two of which were triaged as trauma patients and transported to a trauma center.
Remaining eight victims received minor injuries, and seven of the eight declined treatment or transportation to a hospital. The final person had not yet decided.
No one was found in the vehicles on fire, and the fire has now been extinguished.
Currently, ADOT is reporting to expect heavy traffic and delays in the area.