GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A portion of West Bound I-196 that stretched through a large portion of Grand Rapids was closed for several hours Wednesday due to a car accident and car fire.
The crash happened near the Chicago Drive exit around 5:45 p.m.
No one was injured in the incident, according to Michigan State Police.
Grand Rapids Troopers responded to a 3 vehicle crash on west bound I-196 near Chicago Dr. this at approx. 5:43 PM this evening. One vehicle caught fire but thankfully no one was injured. pic.twitter.com/6x3WifkM34— @MSPWestMI (@mspwestmi) October 20, 2021
Traffic was limited to one lane for a while, but the expressway has since re-opened in the area.