Eastbound I-196 reopens after three-car crash

Posted at 7:37 PM, Feb 01, 2019

HUDSONVILLE, Mich. — Ottawa County Central Dispatch Authority tells FOX 17 that eastbound I-196 has reopened at 32nd Avenue in Hudsonville, following a three-vehicle pin-in crash.

Dispatchers say at least one person was taken to a hospital following the accident, which occurred around 7 p.m. Friday, and didn’t clear until about 11:25 p.m. Friday

One person was confirmed by dispatchers to be pinned inside a vehicle right after it happened.

There’s no word yet how it happened or who was involved. Michigan State Police and Ottawa County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the crash scene, according to dispatchers.

Eastbound I-196 near Hudsonville exit. Feb. 1, 2019

They say the crash happened near the 32nd Avenue overpass. Eastbound traffic on I-196 was routed off the freeway at that exit, and then up and over the overpass in order to get back onto the freeway.