Crash at Loop 202/SR 51 interchange in Phoenix leaves 2 men seriously hurt

Two men were seriously hurt in a crash at a busy Phoenix freeway interchange shortly before 5 a.m. on Friday.
Published: Sep. 15, 2023 at 5:30 AM MST|Updated: Sep. 15, 2023 at 6:58 AM MST
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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) Two men have been seriously injured in a crash early Friday morning on a busy Phoenix freeway interchange.

The collision happened shortly before 5 a.m. at the Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) and State Route 51 interchange. Phoenix fire crews arrived to find a single-car crash with one person trapped. Two men in their 20s were taken to a hospital, one with critical injuries and the other listed in extremely critical condition.

The transition ramp from the westbound 202 to eastbound I-10/northbound SR 51 was closed while troopers investigated the crash but reopened around 6:45 a.m.

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