WB I-196 closed in GR due to jackknifed semi

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The westbound lanes of I-196 are closed in Grand Rapids due to a jackknifed semi-truck Wednesday morning.

The Michigan Department of Transportation said the crash happened shortly before 9:15 a.m. Wednesday.

Westbound I-196 after Lane Avenue, Exit 76, is closed due to the crash. Drivers are advised to avoid the area and seek an alternative route.

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It’s unknown what led to the crash or if there are any injuries.

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