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Traffic: how to get around I-75 tanker scene

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LINCOLN PARK, Mich. – A stretch of northbound I-75 in the downriver area is expected to be closed for at least a week after a tanker fire crash.

  • NB I-75 closed from Southfield Road to Outer Dr. (You can re-enter at Outer Drive)

The southbound lanes had also been closed, but reopened just after 11 a.m.

Detours

  • Fort St. (However Fort St. bridge is closed over Rouge River), Dix Hwy., or I-94

Michigan State Police Lt. Mike Shaw said the crash was reported about 3 a.m. Thursday. It appears the tanker struck the median before catching fire. No other vehicles were involved. The tanker driver is in critical condition.

Check: Local 4 traffic maps

Follow Local 4 traffic reporter Ashlee Baracy on Twitter for updates

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--Photo: Ian Kushnir ( Dearborn Fire)

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