Middlebelt was closed at Walnut Lake for three hours after a 73-year-old man drove his van into the back of the truck which was loading garbage.
Traffic came screeching to a halt Monday in Madison Heights when a garbage truck hit an underpass
After picking up a second dumpster load, the driver heard yelling and pounding and stopped the compactor.
Southeastern Michigan authorities say a 25-year-old man was speeding in a Jeep when he lost control and pulled into oncoming traffic, where a garbage truck struck and killed him.
An open-top garbage truck over turned on I-696 Saturday afternoon, dumping its load and causing police to restrict traffic on the freeway.
Authorities say a garbage truck has struck and killed a woman using a motorized wheelchair in southwestern Michigan.