Southbound US-131 reopens after eight-vehicle crash

Posted at 6:40 PM, Apr 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-18 20:08:03-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Southbound US-131 reopened at 7:08 p.m. Thursday, following an eight-vehicle crash south of Wealthy Street.

It occurred around 6:16 p.m. Thursday, between Wealthy and Franklin streets.

The Grand Rapids Fire Department reports no injuries. Battalion Chief of Special Operations Jack Johnson tells FOX 17 there was “no fire and no extrications performed…and nobody transported via ambulance to any local (emergency departments).

The freeway was shut down at Wealthy Street, where traffic was being re-routed.

Screen-capture courtesy: M-DOT. 4-18-2019.

There’s no early word on what caused the crash. Multiple police and fire units responded, as well as an ambulance.