Sheriff Dept. Cruiser Involved in Crash Along I-96 Near Coopersville

Posted at 11:35 PM, Feb 21, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-21 23:40:17-05

ottawa deputy crashOTTAWA COUNTY, Mich (February 21, 2014) – Authorities continue to investigate a crash along I-96 near Coopersville late Friday night that involved a Ottawa County Sheriff’s police cruiser.

The crash happened along eastbound I-96 between the Coopersville and Nunica exits around 10:15 p.m.

As of 11:15 p.m., authorities have closed the eastbound lanes of the highway.

Authorities have warned of extremely icy conditions on the roadway in this stretch of road, and have dispatched trucks  to help salt the roadway.

Drivers are encouraged to use extreme caution when traveling this stretch of road for the time being.

sheriff crusier crash pic2Details haven’t been released about the deputy involved in the crash.  Look for updates as they are made available both here and on FOX17 Morning News starting at 5:00 a.m.