Photos: Wrong-way crash on I-17 in Phoenix kills 3

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(Source: Arizona Dept. of Public Safety) (Source: Arizona Dept. of Public Safety)
(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

Northbound Interstate 17 is closed following a wrong-way crash that authorities say involved two vehicles and killed three people.

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The state Department of Public Safety says those killed included the driver of the vehicle traveling southbound in northbound lanes of I-17 in northwest Phoenix early Friday morning.

The Arizona Department of Transportation says the closure of northbound I-17 at Greenway Road is expected to continue through the morning commute.

[Related: Wrong-way driver hits, kills sisters on I-17 in Phoenix]

ADOT says northbound traffic is being routed onto the frontage road at Greenway and that drivers can get back onto I-17 at Bell Road.

Southbound I-17 is unaffected.

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