WB Loop 202 in Tempe reopens after fatal crash closed freeway for several hours
Aug 21, 2023, 6:21 AM | Updated: 9:05 am
PHOENIX — The westbound lanes of Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway in Tempe reopened Monday morning after a fatal crash involving a motorcycle closed it for several hours.
The closure went into effect around 5:30 a.m. and the freeway reopened around 9 a.m., according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Traffic was forced to exit onto Loop 101, ADOT said.
The crash happened near McClintock Road. It is unclear how many other vehicles were involved in the crash.
CLOSED: The westbound lanes of the Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway are closed at the Loop 101 Pima Freeway in Tempe.
All traffic is exiting onto Loop 101. The closure is due to a crash.
There is no estimated reopening time. pic.twitter.com/te6b3jpsfB
— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) August 21, 2023
The eastbound lanes were not affected.
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