SCOTTSDALE — L-101 eastbound at SR-51 has reopened following a deadly 2- vehicle collision.
The roadway was closed for almost two hours from SR-51 northbound ramp to L-101 eastbound.
Westbound lanes were unaffected.
DPS said a "serious crash" caused the major traffic backup.
They are investigating the cause of the crash.
Authorities are not identifying the victim at this time.
This is an ongoing investigation. Stay with ABC15 for updates.
NOW: Big backup on L-101 eastbound because of a crash that's closed eastbound lanes between SR 51 and 56th St. Backup is now to 7th Street.— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) April 6, 2019
While there is no estimated reopening time, the closure is expected to last at least several more hours. #PhxTraffic pic.twitter.com/cNeB0zAzVv