L202 closure in Ahwatukee

The eastbound lanes of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway are closed in Ahwatukee for a collision investigation.

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS5) - A serious accident on South Mountain Loop 202 in Ahwatukee closed the eastbound lanes at 40th Street Saturday night. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials say the multi-vehicle accident resulted in three deaths and several injuries.

DPS says it happened around 8:50 p.m. and it was a two-vehicle rollover crash. They say five people were taken to the hospital and three people died. DPS says impairment is suspected as the cause of the crash. 

The eastbound lanes of the Loop 202 reopened shortly before 6 a.m. Sunday morning. No further information has been released. 

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