MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. – All lanes on eastbound I-696 were closed in Madison Heights Tuesday due to an overturned semi truck.
Eastbound lanes on I-696 were closed at Dequindre Road as of 11:37 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31.
The Michigan Department of Transportation said a crash occurred in the area. Michigan State Police later said that a semi truck was overturned on the freeway.
It was unknown how long the freeway would remain closed. Details about the crash have been provided at this time.
More details: Semi truck loses control, overturns while rounding corner on I-696 in Oakland County
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Road Closure:— MSP Second District (@mspmetrodet) January 31, 2023
01/31/2023 at 11:25 AM
E I 696/E of Dequindre
The Metro North post responded to a overturned semi truck. The freeway is currently closed at Dequindre. Avoid the area or you will be stuck in traffic. 1/ pic.twitter.com/XHtMj93hrb