Man killed after box truck hits semi on I-96 at Milford Rd.; highway still closed

Posted at 6:22 AM, Nov 08, 2018

Michigan State Police say a man was killed after the box truck he was driving crashed into the back of a semi on westbound I-96 at Milford Rd. early Thursday morning. The highway is still closed.

According to police, the semi began having engine problems about 5;50 a.m. near Kent Lake and the semi driver was able to pull over mostly on the shoulder.

The driver of the box truck was going west on I-96 when it slammed into the rear-end of the semi, and the driver was killed instantly, police say.

Michigan State Police say to expect delays as a crash investigation is beginning and to take another route, if possible.

MDOT says to use WB I-96/M-14 to NB Telegraph to I-96.

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