I-17 at Carefree Highway back open after early morning wreck

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PHOENIX -- An early morning wreck closed southbound Interstate 17 at Carefree Highway Tuesday.

DPS is investigating

The one-vehicle rollover happened just after 6 a.m., and caused problems all morning.

Southbound traffic was being taken off I-17 at Carefree Highway, routed over the freeway and then allowed back on.

Bruce Haffner reported from NewsChopper 3 that the backup was about two miles.

According to the Department of Public Safety, this was an injury wreck, but the extent of the injuries was not immediately known.

DPS re-opened the freeway to traffic at about 9 a.m.