PHOENIX, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- Early morning East Valley commuters were stuck in a big backup Friday following a serious motorcycle crash.

A motorcycle, semi and pickup were involved in a collision on eastbound I-10 near Guadalupe Road, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

[WATCH: Motorcycle crash causing delays on EB I-10 near Guadalupe]

DPS said the motorcyclist was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

All but the far right lane were closed for the investigation. The lanes have since been reopened.

Eastbound lanes were backed up for over a mile to the U.S. 60. 

The restrictions were in place up until 5:30 a.m. Commuters were advised to seek alternate routes.

No other information was released.


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