Gravel Hauler Spewed Rocks All Over I-75

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WWJ Photo/Bill Szumanski

WWJ Photo/Bill Szumanski

AUBURN HILLS (WWJ) - The Friday morning drive got off to a rocky start for those in Auburn Hills.

A gravel hauler rolled over around 7 a.m. and blocked the left two lanes on Southbound I-75 at M-59 for almost two hours. The ramp from I-75 Southbound to M-59 Eastbound was blocked until around 9:30 a.m. while crews cleared the spilled gravel and wreckers removed the overturned truck.

WWJ’s Bill Szumanski was over the scene in the LaFontaine Cadillac Buick GMC Chopper.

“When this gravel hauler flipped on its side, it spewed all of the gravel across the freeway. At one point, we had all lanes shut down here. County work crews were out here, sweeping up this debris, just getting everything pushed off to the shoulder,” Skubick said.

For the latest from the roads, stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 during Traffic and Weather on the 8s, 24-hours a day. Check for recent traffic incidents now by visiting our Traffic Page.

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