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Westbound I-94 reopens after fatal crash involving semi truck, 4 other cars causes closure

Police say woman was not wearing seatbelt

A car was smashed by a semi truck in a fatal crash on I-94 in Macomb County. (WDIV)
A car was smashed by a semi truck in a fatal crash on I-94 in Macomb County. (WDIV)

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.

UPDATEWoman 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.

A car involved in a fatal crash on I-94 in Macomb County. (WDIV)
A car involved in a fatal crash on I-94 in Macomb County. (WDIV)
A car was crushed by a semi truck in a fatal crash on I-94 in Macomb County. (WDIV)
A car was crushed by a semi truck in a fatal crash on I-94 in Macomb County. (WDIV)
A car was destroyed by a semi truck in a fatal crash on I-94 in Macomb County. (WDIV)
A car was destroyed by a semi truck in a fatal crash on I-94 in Macomb County. (WDIV)
A truck involved in a fatal crash on westbound I-94 at I-696 in Macomb County. (WDIV)
A truck involved in a fatal crash on westbound I-94 at I-696 in Macomb County. (WDIV)
A car involved in a fatal crash on westbound I-94 at I-696 in Macomb County. (WDIV)
A car involved in a fatal crash on westbound I-94 at I-696 in Macomb County. (WDIV)
Officials at the scene of a fatal crash on westbound I-94 at I-696 in Macomb County. (WDIV)
Officials at the scene of a fatal crash on westbound I-94 at I-696 in Macomb County. (WDIV)
The scene of a fatal crash on westbound I-94 at I-696 in Macomb County. (WDIV)
The scene of a fatal crash on westbound I-94 at I-696 in Macomb County. (WDIV)
A car involved in a fatal semi truck crash on westbound I-94 at I-696 in Macomb County. (WDIV)
A car involved in a fatal semi truck crash on westbound I-94 at I-696 in Macomb County. (WDIV)

 


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