Michigan State Police say a trooper was injured after his vehicle was struck on I-696 eastbound near the Lodge Freeway in Southfield this morning.
Lt. Mike Shaw says the trooper was alert and talking when he was transported. No word yet on his condition.
The eastbound lanes of I-696 are now shut down, but expected to reopen shortly.
Here is a look at an alternate route from Ann Marie LaFlamme:
TRAFFIC ALERT: 696 EB CLOSED at M-10 - MSP Trooper struck in his vehicle while assisting earlier crash. Here's alt: pic.twitter.com/S5nBYyTvxO
— Ann Marie LaFlamme (@AnnMarieLaFlamm) July 25, 2016