Eastbound I-96 reopens in Detroit after 2 semis crash causing natural gas spill

Eastbound lanes of I-96 were shut down Wednesday night in Detroit after police said two semi trucks crashed, causing a natural gas spill.

DETROIT – Eastbound lanes of I-96 were shut down Wednesday night in Detroit after police said two semi trucks crashed, causing a natural gas spill.

The crash was reported around 7:30 p.m.

The freeway was closed at Martin Luther King Boulevard. Traffic was being routed off at Warren Avenue. The freeway reopened around 9:45 p.m.

There are currently no reports of injuries.


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