Wrong-way driver crashes into semi-truck on Loop 202 South Mountain near Vee Quiva Way

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Posted at 5:51 AM, Feb 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-15 07:58:09-05

A wrong-way driver suffered minor injuries after crashing into a semi-truck late Monday night, officials with the Arizona Department of Public Safety said.

The crash occurred on Loop 202 South Mountain near Vee Quiva Way around 11:50 p.m.

DPS reported a vehicle was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of traffic when it struck a semi-truck.

Both drivers suffered minor injuries and the wrong-way driver was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Lanes were shut down for several hours after the crash due to the investigation and clean-up but reopened around 5:30 a.m.

DPS says impairment is under investigation as a factor in the collision.