3 hospitalized after serious crash involving motorcycle on Loop 101 in west Phoenix

Posted: Updated:
Three people were taken to the hospital after a motorcycle-involved crash. (Source: ADOT) Three people were taken to the hospital after a motorcycle-involved crash. (Source: ADOT)
It happened on the southbound side of the Loop 101 Agua Fria near McDowell Road. (Source: ADOT) It happened on the southbound side of the Loop 101 Agua Fria near McDowell Road. (Source: ADOT)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

Three people were taken to the hospital, including a woman in extremely critical condition, following a crash on the freeway in west Phoenix on Thursday afternoon.

It happened on the southbound side of the Loop 101 Agua Fria near McDowell Road.

Firefighters said a 55-year-old woman, who was on the motorcycle, is fighting for her life, while a 55-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman have moderate injuries.

It's unclear what led up to the crash.

Crews have closed the southbound side but drivers are able to get by on the shoulder.

Click/tap here to download the free azfamily mobile app.

Copyright 2018 KPHO/KTVK (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.