Overturned semi truck closes EB I-696 in Madison Heights

All lanes closed at Dequindre Road

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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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