Huge pileup snarls traffic on snowy Michigan highway

Dozens of vehicles crashed on a snowy interstate in southern Michigan, closing the freeway. Police say 40-50 vehicles and semi trucks may be involved in the accident.Authorities say dozens of vehicles crashed in snowy conditions along westbound Interstate 94 in southern Michigan, temporarily closing the freeway and causing minor injuries to three people.

Dozens of Cars in Snowy Pileup

Dozens of vehicles crashed on a snowy interstate in southern Michigan, closing the freeway. Police say 40-50 vehicles and semi trucks may be involved in the accident. http://abcn.ws/2twwk5t

Posted by ABC News on Friday, March 9, 2018

The multi-vehicle pileup Friday morning involving cars, semi-trucks and other vehicles snarled traffic through Jackson County, about 65 miles (105 kilometers) west of Detroit. Jackson County Undersheriff Christopher Kuhl says an estimated 35 to 45 vehicles were involved. The sheriff’s office said the freeway was reopened about 1 p.m. Friday. The injured were taken to a hospital.

HAPPENING NOW: There is a 50-car pileup in Jackson County, Michigan.

Posted by WPBF 25 News on Friday, March 9, 2018

The sheriff’s office, Michigan State Police and other officers were responding. The area’s state police post didn’t immediately have information to release about the crash. The Associated Press left a message seeking an update from the sheriff.

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