Garbage truck involved in multi-vehicle crash in West Bloomfield

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. – Police have shut down the intersection of Maple and Franklin roads in West Bloomfield due to a crash Friday afternoon involving a garbage truck.

Multiple vehicles were involved in the crash, including a Rizzo garbage truck.

The conditions of those involved in the crash are not known at this time, though a traffic sergeant said everyone is expected to be okay. Police aren't yet sure who was at fault.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with those injured this afternoon." Rizzo Environmental Services said in a statement. "Rizzo Environmental Services is fully cooperating with the law enforcement investigation of this accident. The safety of the public and our employees is our main priority. We work continually to promote traffic and workplace safety."

Drivers are advised to avoid to the area while police investigate.