FD: Two injured in five vehicle fiery crash at I-17 overpass near Indian School Road

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Posted at 2:47 PM, May 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-30 19:45:35-04

PHOENIX — Officials are investigating after a car went over the overpass at Interstate 17 at Indian School Road and rolled into ongoing traffic Sunday afternoon.

The Phoenix Police Department said preliminary information revealed a vehicle was traveling northbound in the southbound access lane of I-17 at Indian School Road.

The vehicle reportedly crashed with a vehicle that was heading westbound on Indian School Road.

After the first crash, the westbound vehicle deviated and landed on the I-17 freeway, colliding with several other vehicles.

Fire officials say five vehicles were involved in the collision and one caught fire. The fire was quickly extinguished by firefighters.

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Crews say there was no extrication required and two people were transported to the hospital.

An 18-year-old woman was transported in critical condition, and a 30-year-old man was transported in stable condition.

ADOT says the southbound lanes of I-17 have fully reopened following the incident.