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Loop 101 lanes reopen after fiery concrete truck crash

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CHANDLER, AZ (CBS5) -

Southbound lanes of Loop 101 have reopened at Chandler Boulevard after a concrete truck rolled over and caught fire.

The southbound HOV lane remains closed while an Arizona Department of Transportation crew replaces a light pole damaged in the rollover.

The crash caused traffic delays for morning commuters in the southeast Valley.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Raul Garcia said a concrete truck rolled and started a fire on the southbound Loop 101 at Chandler Boulevard just before 7:45 a.m. Thursday.

Garcia said the truck's front left tire blew out right before it crashed and caused a diesel spill in the area, north of the San Tan 202.

The driver was taken to Chandler Regional Medical Center with minor injuries.

Northbound Loop 101 remained open.

Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News fro updates on this developing story.

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