3 dead in 40-car pileup in MI

Two people killed after dozens of vehicles involved in crash on I-96 WB                      WXYZ
Two people killed after dozens of vehicles involved in crash on I-96 WB WXYZ
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09 December, 2016

The extent of other injuries is unknown at this time.

Detroit Free Press Reporter Kathleen Gray was driving along I-96 westbound between the Williamston and Okemos exits when the crash happened. The exact number of cars can not be determined until crews begin pulling them apart.

Three people died and 11 were taken to hospitals.

I-96 is closed in both directions in Livingston County due to an accident, the Michigan Department of Transportation is reporting on it's Ann Arbor-area Twitter feed.

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The eastbound lanes of I-96 at M-52, or Stockbridge Road, will remain closed until at least 1 p.m., according to a tweet from Ingham County Homeland Security and Emergency Management. His snowy photos show several vehicles piled together. He said it's still unclear which vehicle started the chain reaction. He did just that, and narrowly avoided crashing into the pileup.

Thursday morning's 40 vehicle pileup on I-96 near Fowlerville killed 3 and injured 11.

Those seeking more information about the crash (or any traffic information) can us MI Drive - a tracking system on Michigan.gov's website. The information reported by police says to expect delays up to one hour, and to use Grand River as a possible alternate.

Stay with woodtv.com for further updates on this developing story.


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