Deadly crash on I-10 in west Phoenix causes major traffic backup

The westbound lanes of Interstate 10 at 75th Avenue reopened Wednesday morning after a deadly crash, according to the Arizona Dept. of Transportation.

The collision happened near the 83rd Avenue exit, according to the Dept. of Public Safety. Troopers say a sedan may have rear-ended a commercial vehicle.

The driver of the sedan has died, and no other injuries were reported. No identities were released.

A major traffic backup was seen extending back to 59th Avenue amid the morning rush hour.

The freeway was closed for several hours, but has since reopened.

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