Multiple Accidents Shut Down Local Highways

Posted at 11:28 AM, Jan 25, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-25 11:48:05-05
White OUT

Courtesy: MDOT. White Out Conditions on U.S. 131 at Ann St.

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich- Westbound I-94 in Van Buren County was shut down Saturday morning.

According to the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department, a semi-truck crashed and is blocking both westbound lanes. The highway is shut down at the Lawrence exit (Exit 52) all the way to the Hartford exit (Exit 46).

There are no injures in the accident and I-94 has just re-opened.

Also I-69 in Eaton County is shut down at mile marker 72 due to multiple accidents and slide-offs according Eaton County Central Dispatch.

On U.S. 131 in northern Kent County just south of Post Drive there is a multiple vehicle accident involving two semis and five vehicles, backing up traffic for over a mile. Only minor injuries have been reported in that accident.