Semi Loses Load Of Aluminum Sheets On I-75

DETROIT (WWJ) – Commuters are having to squeeze through a popular stretch of I-75 in just one lane because a semi-truck lost its load on the freeway.

The incident unfolded Friday during the peak morning commute on northbound I-75 near Clay Street in downtown Detroit.

According to police, the semi-truck’s trailer detached and broke open, spilling hundreds of thin Aluminum sheets onto the roadway.

Crews are on the scene trying to clean up the spilled contents before the semi-truck can be removed from the road.

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 on the Traffic Page.

(Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

(Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)


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