DPS: NB Loop 101 reopens following wrong-way crash in Mesa

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A wrong-way crash occurred on northbound Loop 101. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5/ADOT) A wrong-way crash occurred on northbound Loop 101. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5/ADOT)
At least two people were transported from the scene. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) At least two people were transported from the scene. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
DPS said five vehicles were involved. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) DPS said five vehicles were involved. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Northbound Loop 101 is closed at Guadalupe Road for the crash. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Northbound Loop 101 is closed at Guadalupe Road for the crash. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Vehicles are exiting and re-entering at Guadalupe Road. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Vehicles are exiting and re-entering at Guadalupe Road. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating a wrong-way crash that closed northbound Loop 101 in Mesa Friday morning.

Several units responded to the wrong-way collision on northbound Loop 101 at Guadalupe Road around 2:45 a.m. where a silver sedan was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes.

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DPS said the crash involved five vehicles. Two of the vehicles were involved in the wrong-way crash and three others were involved in a secondary collision.

One of the vehicles rolled from the impact.

Four people were transported to a local hospital from the scene. One of them was transported in serious condition.

[RAW VIDEO: DPS gives briefing on wrong-way crash in Mesa]

DPS said the silver sedan hit a car on the west median while traveling southbound in the northbound lanes which caused the other three cars to be involved in a secondary crash.

Impairment is suspected on the wrong-way driver.

ADOT said the Loop 202 on-ramps to northbound Loop 101 was closed to help reduce traffic.

Southbound lanes remained open in the area.

The area was reopened shortly after 8:30 a.m.

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