DPS: Wrong-way crash on I-17 leaves three people injured

A wrong-way crash closed the Interstate 17 freeway Wednesday night, leaving three people injured, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

Officials say the wrong-way driver was seriously injured after hitting another vehicle with two people inside. Those individuals sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

The southbound I-17 was closed at Thomas Road for the investigation.

The freeway has since reopened.

No names were released in this case.