Phoenix crash on SB I-17 leaves 2 men in critical condition

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A disabled vehicle in the HOV lane was struck causing the freeway closure. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation) A disabled vehicle in the HOV lane was struck causing the freeway closure. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)
Two adult males were treated and transported to a local trauma center in critical condition. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation) Two adult males were treated and transported to a local trauma center in critical condition. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5/ADOT) -

Two men are in the hospital after a serious crash closed southbound Interstate 17 for several hours late Monday night in Phoenix.

Southbound Interstate 17 has reopened following a multi-vehicle crash at Camelback Road in Phoenix, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The southbound lanes were closed since shortly before 11 p.m. Monday night. The northbound lanes were unaffected.

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A disabled vehicle in the HOV lane was struck causing the freeway closure, said the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

Two adult males were treated and transported to a local trauma center in critical condition, said Phoenix fire Capt. Rob McDade.

The crash remains under investigation.

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