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MSP: Street sweeper overturns after driver falls asleep on WB I-96

Posted at 4:22 AM, Jul 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-29 05:29:01-04

GRAND RAPIDS TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A street sweeper that overturned after the driver fell asleep on westbound I-96 just east of Cascade in Grand Rapids Township, according to Michigan State Police.

It happened just after 3 a.m. Wednesday.

Westbound traffic got by in the left lane while crews worked to clear the scene, which was cleared just before 5 a.m.

The driver was not hurt. Police believe he over-corrected after falling asleep and caused the crash.