LIVONIA, Mich. -

The southbound side of Interstate 275 was shut down for hours Wednesday at 8 Mile Road due to two separate crashes involving semi trucks.

The interstate reopened just before 5 p.m.

All traffic heading south on I-275 was being directed off at 8 Mile Road, and Traffic was backed up to westbound Interstate 696.

Michigan State Police say there were two separate crashes on I-275.

I-275 at 8 Mile road crash 1

A car was pinned under a semi truck trailer. At least one other semi truck and two other vehicles also were involved in a crash.

I-275 at 8 Mile road crash 2

There were no serious injuries in either crash, said state police.

I-275 at 8 Mile road crash 5

The crashes are under investigation.

I-275 at 8 Mile road crash 4