Jack-knifed semi crashes into car, prompting freeway closure

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PHOENIX – A collision involving a commercial vehicle leaking diesel closed a local freeway Monday night.

Officers with the Department of Public Safety said a jack-knifed semitruck crashed into another car on eastbound Interstate 10 just before 83rd Avenue. The crash took place at approximately 8 p.m.

Two people were injured but the extent of those injuries is unknown.

Authorities also closed southbound State Route 101 at the ramp onto I-10 while they cleared the scene.