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Loop 202 blocked near McClintock due to wrong-way crash

Police are responding to a crash reported in the freeway's westbound lanes.

TEMPE, Ariz. — A wrong-way crash on the Loop 202 freeway near the Loop 101 junction has blocked off a portion of the freeway's westbound lanes. 

The Arizona Department of Public Safety said a wrong-way vehicle initially struck a DPS unit and another vehicle resulting in no injuries. The wrong-way driver continued on and collided head-on with another vehicle resulting in serious injuries.

The collision was reported Thursday morning near milepost 9 at about 11:30 a.m. 

Photos of the site show several police vehicles blocking off the 202's westbound lanes in between McClintock Drive and the Loop 101 exit. 

DPS said traffic is temporarily being diverted to Loop 101. 

This is a developing story and 12 News will post updates as they become available.

The Arizona Department of Transportation said traffic delays may be expected further west near Scottsdale Road.

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