US-131 Re-Open at 10 Mile After Numerous Slide-Off Accidents

Posted at 1:06 PM, Dec 10, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-10 15:26:48-05
131 and 12 mile

U.S. 131 and 12 Mile Road

KENT COUNTY, Mich. – The Kent County Sheriff’s Department responded to numerous slide-off accidents on northbound U.S. 131 in northern Kent County.

The crashes were reported before 1 p.m. in the area of northbound U.S. 131 near 12 Mile Road.  Michigan State Police said at least six cars were involved.

US-131 at 10 Mile was re-opened at roughly 3:16 p.m.

The closure was due to numerous car crashes as a result of rapidly forming ice on the road surface.  At this point no injuries have been reported.  The closure is for an indeterminate period of time.