Jackknifed Semi Ties Up Traffic On I-696

OAK PARK (WWJ) – A jackknifed semi on I-696 is causing major traffic backups for the soggy morning commute Tuesday.

The accident happened around 6 a.m. on westbound I-696 at Lincoln, just west of Greenfield Road in Oak Park.

Vehicles are backed up for miles, beyond Woodward, as traffic is passing by the scene in two lanes.

Other circumstances surrounding the crash, and whether the rain played a role, weren’t immediately clear.

 

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 incidents now on the CBS Detroit Traffic Page.

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