OAK PARK (WWJ) – A jackknifed semi on I-696 is causing major traffic backups for the soggy morning commute Tuesday.

The accident happened around 6 a.m. on westbound I-696 at Lincoln, just west of Greenfield Road in Oak Park.

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Vehicles are backed up for miles, beyond Woodward, as traffic is passing by the scene in two lanes.

Other circumstances surrounding the crash, and whether the rain played a role, weren’t immediately clear.


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