Loop 202 closed at Interstate 10 after crash involving cement mixer
PHOENIX – Westbound traffic on Loop 202 was shut down at Interstate 10 in Phoenix on Monday for about five hours because of a crash involving a cement mixer, authorities said.
The accident occurred around noon on the South Mountain Freeway west of I-10, just past 48th Street, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
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L-202 WB is being closed at I-10 because of a crash.
L-202 WB traffic will be diverted to I-10.
I-10 traffic cannot enter L-202 WB.
— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) November 2, 2020
Westbound Loop 202 traffic was diverted to I-10, and vehicles on I-10 were not allowed to exit to Loop 202 westbound.
The HOV lane of eastbound Loop 202 was also closed because of debris from the crash.
A photo posted to social media by the Arizona Department of Transportation showed the mixer dangling over the median barrier.
The freeway reopened at about 4:45 p.m., ADOT said.
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