According to Michigan State Police, several vehicles have been involved in a crash on I-696 in Farmington Hills on Sunday. The freeway closure began around 12:29 p.m.
As of 1:36 p.m., eastbound I-696 is officially closed at Orchard Lake. Traffic is being direction to get off at the ramp at M-5, police said.
It is currently unclear when the eastbound lanes will reopen. Police have not yet provided many details.
EB I-696 at M-5— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) February 13, 2022
FREEWAY CLOSED Traffic is being ramped off at M5. WB I 696 is closed at Orchard Lake with traffic being ramped off there. We are seeing light snow fall across the district. Drivers please slow down, increase your driving distance and keep your eyes on the road. pic.twitter.com/fMOFmGLkIO
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