LIVONIA (WWJ) – A busy stretch of I-96 in Livonia has shut down in the middle of the morning commute due to an overturned semi-truck.

The accident happened Friday morning on westbound I-96 near Levan Road, just east of the I-275 interchange.

(Credit: Laura Bonnell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

(Credit: Laura Bonnell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Circumstances surrounding the crash weren’t immediately clear, but a semi-truck ended up rolling over. It was carrying materials and debris from a recently demolished home.

No injuries were reported.

Livonia police say the westbound lanes will remain closed for several hours.

Drivers are urged to avoid the area. Traffic backups are reported to Middle Belt 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 incidents now on the CBS Detroit Traffic Page.


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