Busy Grand Blanc Township ramp to close Wednesday for bridge scoping inspection
GRAND BLANC TOWNSHIP, MI -- The Michigan Department of Transportation has announced the closure of a busy Grand Blanc Township ramp for a portion of the day Wednesday. The ramp from Dort Highway (M-54) to southbound Interstate 75 will be closed from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, May 26 for bridge scoping inspection. Motorists are advised to plan their route accordingly. Motorists looking to head southbound can either detour on Holly Road or South Saginaw Road. Read more on MLive:Flint’s old police academy sold for marijuana grow facility despite objectionsMDOT will detail $300M rebuild of I-475 in virtual meeting May 19MDOT considering reducing M-21 lanes, making Court and Fifth two-way streetsmlive.com
Flint area man ejected from pickup in I-75 rollover crash
FLINT, MI -- A 26-year-old Flint area man was seriously injured when he was ejected from a pickup that rolled on I-75 at the Holly Road exit early Saturday, April 3. Grand Blanc Township firefighters responded to the crash about 12:10 a.m.Police said the 26-year-old, of Flint Township, was driving a 2005 Chevy pickup north on I-75 when he tried to exit at Holly Road. He lost control of the truck and it rolled several times. At the scene, the driver told police there was a female passenger in the truck. Police used a thermal imaging camera, police dog and a drone to search for any other victims but did not find anyone.mlive.com
Truck driver killed in I-75 crash near Rattalee Lake Road in Oakland County
SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A box truck driver was killed in a crash Friday morning along northbound I-75 near Rattalee Lake Road in Springfield Township. Michigan State Police said a vehicle stopped on the roadway in the right lane and noticed a large box truck traveling slowly behind her with its hazard lights on. The large box truck rear ended her car. However, the large box truck, now stopped in the lane, was then rear ended by a smaller box truck. There was no one hurt in the large box truck, but he driver of the smaller box truck was pronounced dead on the scene, state police said.