Romulus — Eastbound Interstate 94 at Haggerty has reopened after a vehicle fire had closed the left lane, according to state officials.

Earlier, authorities closed all eastbound lanes of the freeway at Haggerty due to the fire and then only the left lane was open.

Michigan State Police said a preliminary investigation shows a vehicle was towing a boat east when the watercraft separated from the trailer, causing a fire. They said both the vehicle and boat were destroyed.

Officials said the driver, a 63-year-old man, was taken to a hospital and it appears he suffered from a medical emergency prior to the incident. Troopers found the man slumped over the steering wheel.

Authorities continue to investigate.

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