MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - The eastbound lanes of the Loop 202 (Red Mountain) at Gilbert Road have reopened after a series of hit-and-run crashes, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The lanes were shut down around 3 p.m. and reopened just after 4 p.m. on Wednesday. 

According to the Department of Public Safety, 34-year-old Rachel Piekkola hit a vehicle at McClintock Road and kept going.

A trooper went after her and said she hit speeds of 106 miles per hour.

Piekkola struck three vehicles between McClintock and Gilbert roads, DPS said.

She didn't stay at any of the scenes, troopers said.

Debris from a crash damaged one of troopers' patrol vehicles.

No one was seriously hurt.

Piekkola is under investigation for DUI and leaving the scene of a collision, DPS said. More charges could be on the way.

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