SUNSET POINT, Ariz. — Authorities say seven people were hurt when the vehicle they were traveling in rolled over on an Arizona highway, causing a backup that stretched for several miles.

Transportation officials say the northbound lanes of Interstate 17 near Sunset Point were temporarily closed as medical helicopters transported at least three patients from the scene of the wreck.

The Daisy Mountain Fire Department tells Phoenix television station KTVK that three of those who were hurt were children. No other details were available.

The lanes were eventually reopened Monday afternoon when the crash was cleared, and transportation officials were asking drivers to be patient as they made their way through the area.

Information from: KTVK-TV,

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