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Westbound I-10 reopens in West Valley after temporary closure

Aug 15, 2023, 5:25 AM | Updated: 7:44 am

PHOENIX — Westbound Interstate 10 in the West Valley reopened Tuesday morning after it was closed due to a shooting investigation.

The closure happened at 75th Avenue around 5 a.m., and lanes reopened around 7:30 a.m., according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Drivers were able to enter back onto the freeway at 99th Avenue, ADOT said.

Phoenix police said a woman was shot in a road rage incident, according to ABC15. She suffered life-threatening injuries.

The eastbound lanes remained open, but rush-hour traffic was backed up as drivers slowed to see what was happening on the other side of the freeway.

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Westbound I-10 reopens in West Valley after temporary closure