PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5/ADOT) -- The eastbound lanes of the Loop 202 were reopened in Phoenix following a serious motorcycle crash early Thursday morning.

Eastbound Loop 202 was closed at State Route 143 for the crash at 52nd Street. The right two lanes were reopened around 5:20 a.m. The rest of the highway was reopened at 7:30 a.m.

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The Arizona Department of Public Safety said the motorcycle rider was taken to a hospital for unknown injuries.

Motorists were being advised to exit at SR 143 and take Washington Street eastbound to 48th Street northbound, to Van Buren Street eastbound and back to Loop 202. They were also told to use Washington Street eastbound to Priest Drive or Center Parkway southbound to Loop 202.

The westbound lanes were unaffected.

No further details were released.

Stay tuned to Arizona's Family for the latest updates on this crash.


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