Tractor-trailers and cars slide off icy and snowy westbound I-96 causing delays and back-ups in Kent County.
Modified Date:Fri, 10/23/2015 - 4:08am
Accident Date:Monday, January 27, 2014
One westbound lane of I-96 is shut down east of the Plainfield Avenue exit in Grand Rapids due to a wreck. The accident involves a semi-truck that slid off the road. There were several other slide-offs in the area. Westbound traffic is backed up, as the last exit ramp off westbound I-96 is at the East Beltline, which is several miles away. There was no word on whether anyone was hurt. Take these important steps after a truck accident in Michigan As the trucking industry grows in Michigan, more and more truck accidents occur. Commercial trucks are common on the roads, and their size, weight, and many blind spots pose significant dangers to other drivers. And when a truck accident occurs, victims often suffer serious, debilitating injuries that require long-term medical care. Fatality truck accidents are common. An experienced Michigan truck accident attorney on your side can hire experts such as engineers and accident re-constructionists to go to the scene to preserve and document evidence. Go here to learn more about the next steps to take after a serious or fatal Michigan semi-truck accident.
City:Grand Rapids, MI
County:Kent County, MI