(Source: ADOT)

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5)-- A serious crash caused a closure and a huge traffic backup on eastbound Loop 101 at State Route 51 near Scottsdale Saturday afternoon. 

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, serious injuries were reported in the crash. 

ADOT said eastbound lanes were closed between SR 51 and 56th Street. The traffic was even backed up to Seventh Street.

The area was reopened to traffic just before 1 p.m. 

Stay with Arizona's Family for the latest traffic updates. 


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