2-vehicle crash briefly closes eastbound U.S. 60 overnight in Mesa, DPS says

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A two-vehicle crash briefly closed the eastbound lanes of U.S. 60 overnight in Mesa, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) A two-vehicle crash briefly closed the eastbound lanes of U.S. 60 overnight in Mesa, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
It appears one of the vehicles went off the overpass at the intersection of U.S. 60 and Higley, down the embankment and onto the freeway, where it may have struck another vehicle. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) It appears one of the vehicles went off the overpass at the intersection of U.S. 60 and Higley, down the embankment and onto the freeway, where it may have struck another vehicle. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A two-vehicle crash briefly closed the eastbound lanes of U.S. 60 overnight in Mesa, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

DPS said a two-vehicle injury collision occurred at U.S. 60 and Higley Road just before 11 p.m. Wednesday.

It appears one of the vehicles went off the overpass at the intersection of U.S. 60 and Higley, down the embankment and onto the freeway, where it may have struck another vehicle.

The freeway was closed shortly after the collision. Traffic was exiting and re-entering U.S. 60 at Higley Road.

Westbound lanes were unaffected and the freeway was reopened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.

The severity of the injuries is currently unknown and no other information was provided.

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