BRIGHTON (WWJ) — A fiery, frothy accident had parts of I-96 backed up in Livingston County on Friday afternoon.
Brighton Area Fire Authority deputy chief Mike Evans says a semi-truck that caught fire on westbound I-96 was carrying some precious cargo.READ MORE: Gov. Whitmer, Lt. Gov. Gilchrist, SOS Benson React To Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict
“The trailer it was carrying was loaded with beer,” Evans told WWJ Newsradio 950. “It was an insulated trailer.”
The truck blew a tire which caught fire and spread to the trailer. There were no reported injuries to any motorists.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 5,259 New COVID-19 Cases, 85 Deaths Tuesday
“There are no human casualties, injuries — however we did have several alcoholic beverage casualties,” Evans said.
The trailer has to be unloaded of its cargo — cans and bottles of Budweiser– before it can be hauled away on a flatbed truck.MORE NEWS: Eastbound I-69 Ramps At Riley Center Road In St. Clair County Detoured Starting April 22