Highway re-opens following tanker crash on I-75 - WNEM TV 5

Highway re-opens following tanker crash on I-75

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BIRCH RUN TOWNSHIP, MI (WNEM) -

The highway has re-opened after a tanker truck crashed on northbound I-75 near the Birch Run exit just after 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Crews from several fire departments have responded to the scene. Police closed southbound I-75 near the crash site due to debris from the accident.

No serious injuries were reported but it was the mess from the shattered median and oil from the truck that caused the most trouble and closed all but one lane.

Luckily, according to Birch Run fire department, the tank the truck was empty.

Traffic on the highway was backed up for nearly five hours as a result of the crash.

There is no word on injuries or on what the tanker is carrying. Weather is believed to be a factor in the accident.

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