Semi-truck carrying pickle jars overturns on northbound M-53 in Sterling Heights

Freeway closed at 18 Mile Road; Cleanup expected to last until noon

Author: Halston Herrera, Senior News Editor for, @ClickOnHalston,
Published On: May 15 2013 10:39:16 AM EDT   Updated On: May 15 2013 12:04:41 PM EDT
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The northbound lanes of M-53 at 18 Mile Road in Sterling Heights are closed because a semi-truck has rolled over.

The truck was carrying 38,000 pounds of empty pickle jars and is leaking fuel onto the roadway.

Cleanup is expected to last until at least 3p.m.

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CHECK: Local 4 Traffic page