Westbound I-94 reopens after fatal crash involving semi truck, 4 other cars causes closure
Police say woman was not wearing seatbelt
ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – Michigan State Police announced all westbound lanes of I-94 at I-696 in St. Clair Shores reopened at about 6:10 p.m. Thursday.
The lanes were closed Thursday afternoon due to a fatal crash.
Michigan State Police troopers were called at 1:30 p.m. Thursday to I-94 near 10 Mile Road on a report of a semi truck that had rolled over.
UPDATE: Woman killed, 4 hurt in crash
Police said the semi truck driver couldn't stop in time and rear-ended a Ford Taurus. The semi truck then rolled over and landed on a Chrysler and a Cadillac SUV, police said.
The woman driving the Taurus was killed, according to authorities. She was not wearing a seat belt, police said.
The semi truck driver and the other two drivers have minor injuries, police said.
A fourth passenger vehicle was struck during the crash, but police are still trying to determine specifics. That driver was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
Crash on WB I-94— MDOT - Metro Detroit (@MDOT_MetroDet) March 7, 2019
Location: WB I-94 at 10 Mile
Lanes Blocked: All Lanes
Event Type: Crash
Event Message: Freeway closed
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