PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — The southbound lanes of Interstate 17 are shut down in north Phoenix due to a police situation.
According to Arizona Department of Transportation, the southbound lanes are closed at Deer Valley Road while police investigate the unknown scene.
This incident involves an aggravated assault on a police officer and a serious vehicle collision,” Sgt. Andy Williams of the Phoenix Police Department said. No other information was immediately available.
Aerial video showed the wreck involving what appeared to be an Enterprise box truck, a passenger car, and a white SUV. The video also showed investigators on the freeway looking for evidence and a traffic backup north from Deer Valley Road.
The closure stretches 4 miles to Greenway Road. There is no estimated time to reopen the freeway.
Arizona’s Family is working to confirm details with the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Check back for updates.
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