Traffic flows again after collision closes ramps in Tempe - Tucson News Now

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Traffic flows again after collision closes ramps in Tempe

Two people suffered minor injuries in this crash in Tempe on Wednesday morning. (Source: CBS 5 News) Two people suffered minor injuries in this crash in Tempe on Wednesday morning. (Source: CBS 5 News)
TEMPE, AZ (CBS5) -

A two-car collision forced the closure of a pair of traffic ramps near Interstate 10 in Tempe for a short time Wednesday morning.

Tempe police said the 55th Street northbound ramp and the Broadway Road and Interstate 10 eastbound ramp were closed after the 7 a.m. crash at the intersection of 55th Street and Broadway Road.

The scene was open again to traffic about 8:15 a.m.

A small SUV rolled onto its roof in the crash.

Only minor injuries were suffered by two people and both were expected to be OK, police said.

No other information was immediately available.

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