Rolled cement, garbage trucks block traffic on Phoenix-area freeways

It was a rough commute for some drivers on the morning of August 6 as crews worked to clean up multiple crashes along Valley freeways.

An overturned garbage truck blocked multiple lanes of traffic along the Loop 202 Santan freeway in Gilbert.

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the rollover crash happened near the Val Vista Drive exit.

After several hours of cleanup, all lanes were reopened.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says there are only minor injuries.

Rolled cement truck blocks traffic on Loop 101

Crews also cleaned up a three-vehicle crash involving a cement truck that rolled over along the northbound Loop 101 at McKellips Road.

"A cement truck drifted to the right, struck another vehicle, before striking a barrier wall then crossing all lanes of traffic then rolling over," DPS said. "A third vehicle struck the cement truck."

The driver of the cement truck was hospitalized with minor injuries, along with the driver of the third vehicle.

The rolled truck blocked the HOV and left lanes in both directions.

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