SOUTHFIELD (WWJ) – A lot of people were late for work, but traffic is now flowing again along I-696 and M-10 in Southfield.

So far only one injury has been confirmed in chain-reaction crash, smack in the middle of Wednesday’s morning commute, on the northbound Lodge freeway before Telegraph Road in front of the Congregation Shaare Zedek temple.

Reporting from the scene, WWJ’s Mike Campbell said there appeared to be a total of five vehicle involved — including one car that was badly damaged, three additional cars and small refrigerator truck.

(credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

(credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Before noon, Campbell said, wrecker crews had consolidated the accident toward the shoulder. All lanes reopened shortly before 1 p.m.

There was no immediate word on what caused the accident as an investigation continues.

Know before you go: Keep it tuned to WWJ Newsradio 950 for traffic and weather, every 10 minutes on the 8s. For the latest from the roads anytime, click on our real-time traffic page.

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