Motocycle wreck backs up Loop 101 to 202

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TEMPE -- Traffic was backed up on southbound Loop 101 after a wreck involving a motorcycle near University Drive Friday afternoon.

It's not clear w hat happened, but traffic was backed up to Loop 202 until the Department of Public Safety was able to move everything out of the roadway and onto the shoulder.

Three lanes were closed for about 20 minutes.

Once DPS officers were able to move the involved vehicle off the road, traffic was allowed back through, although it wa moving slowly.

It's not clear what caused the wreck nor was the extent of any injuries known.