A truck fire caused problems for commuters traveling I-696 Thursday morning.
Jim Fouts says weeds are growing as high as 6 feet along the I-696 service drive.
Police say a 27-year-old Grosse Pointe Park man was critically injured when he was struck by a suspected drunk driver on I-696.
Deputy Fire Chief Gary Wilkinson said a semi truck ran over a car — cutting it in half.
Heavy rain continued overnight and into the morning Thursday, causing several crashes and traffic backups on metro Detroit freeways.
Snow and below-freezing temperatures combined to create icy conditions on the roads which led to several accidents Wednesday morning.
Police were forced to close I-696 in Warren after someone jumped off of the overpass onto the freeway below.
Michigan State Police are investigating a fatal crash along I-696 in Farmington Hills.
Police shut down I-696 at Greenfield for several hours Saturday morning after a semi truck crashed through the median wall.
Afternoon commuters are riding the brakes on I-696 Monday, as a multi-vehicle accident has led to a multi-mile backup.