Semi truck crash closes US 23 in Washtenaw County, officials say

Crash causes serious injuries, police say

A semi truck involved in a crash on US-23 in Northfield Township on May 15, 2019. (WDIV)

NORTHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Both directions of U.S. 23 were shut down in Northfield Township due to a crash involving a semi truck, officials said.

A semi truck was traveling north on U.S. 23 when it struck a car, crossed the median and crashed into a pickup truck heading south, according to police.

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There are serious injuries as a result of the crash, police said.

One person was taken to University of Michigan Hospital in critical condition, officials said. Someone from inside the pickup truck was flown to a hospital, police said.

Both the northbound and southbound lanes have reopened. The flex lane is closed for maintenance, officials said.

A semi truck and multiple vehicles were involved in a crash on US 23 in Northfield Township on May 15, 2019. (WDIV)

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