DPS: 2 crashes cause delays on I-17 north of Valley

PHOENIX - Drivers heading to the Valley on Interstate 17 from Flagstaff will find delays following two accidents, one of them involving a fatality.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says a motorcyclist struck a wall southbound at milepost 250 near Bumble Bee, resulting in the death of the driver.

The accident has caused the roadway to be blocked.

A second accident, southbound at the Sunset Point rest area, involved three vehicles, DPS says.

At 3 p.m. the Arizona Department of Transportation said all lanes at Sunset  Point had reopened but there is a traffic backup.

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