A serious traffic accident closed Interstate 17 northbound at Greenway Road in Phoenix for a short time Tuesday evening, the Arizona Department of Transportation tweeted.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety said a motorist was seriously injured in a rollover accident on I-17, near Bell Road, after 7 p.m..

The freeway was reopened shortly after 7:30 p.m., but ADOT tweeted that the accident was restricting the northbound exit onto Bell Road off I-17, where the crash occurred.

Further details on the accident, or the condition of the injured person, were not immediately available.

It was not immediately known how long continued traffic restrictions at Bell Road would be in place.

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