Crash closes US 60 westbound at Mill Avenue

TEMPE, AZ - A serious accident closed the westbound lanes of US 60 in Tempe Thursday night, causing major backups in the area.

The crash occurred around 5 p.m. and the freeway did not reopen until around 9:20 p.m.

Air15 video showed westbound vehicles turning around on the freeway and going back up the on-ramp near the scene of the accident.

It appeared at least two vehicles were heavily damaged in the crash.

The Department of Public Safety said there were injuries in the crash, but did not specify how many people were injured or the severity of their injuries.

No other details about the accident were available.

 

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