State police: Vehicle, boat burn along I-94 near Haggerty Road

A vehicle and boat trailer burned June 9, 2020 along eastbound I-94 near Haggerty Road in Wayne County. (WDIV)

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A vehicle and the boat it was towing were destroyed in a fire Tuesday morning along I-94 near Haggerty Road.

Michigan State Police said the vehicle was pulling a boat trailer on I-94 when the trailer separated from the vehicle, causing a fire. The vehicle and trailer both burned on the side of the interstate, forcing state police to shut down the eastbound side of I-94.

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The driver was rushed to a hospital. State police said it appeared he suffered from a medical issue while driving.

An investigation is ongoing.

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