EB I-696 closed in Oakland County due to crash

Freeway closed as of 7 a.m. Monday

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Part of I-696 in Oakland County is closed Monday morning due to a car crash.

As of 6:59 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, all lanes of eastbound I-696 are closed at Greenfield Road, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. The freeway is reportedly closed due to a crash.

Details about the crash have not yet been provided.

Drivers can reenter eastbound I-696 after Greenfield Road, officials said.

View our real-time traffic map here.


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