1 seriously injured in Phoenix car crash

A person sustained significant injuries in an Arizona auto accident last Saturday night on Interstate 17, ABC news is reporting. The collision involved multiple vehicles and led to the interstate’s southbound lanes being shut down for a period of time.

The incident occurred around 8 PM between Glendale Avenue and Bethany Home Road in Phoenix. All lanes off traffic except for the HOV lane were blocked and vehicles were re-routed off the interstate a short time later.

The person seriously hurt was ejected from one of the vehicles involved. The injured motorist was taken to an area hospital by ambulance for medical attention. It is not known if any others were injured in the crash.

DPS is handling the investigation, and the cause of the accident has not been reported.