NOVI (WWJ) – Westbound I-96 was shut down for several hours early Thursday morning after two semi-trucks collided, spilling debris across the freeway.

The accident happened around  2 a.m. near Beck Road in Novi.

The freeway was completely closed for several hours as debris was cleared from the roadway. Lanes were then opened one at a time as crews continued to clear the scene. By 7:30 a.m., all lanes were reopened to traffic.

Circumstances surrounding the crash, including conditions of the drivers, weren’t immediately clear.

Know before you go: Keep it tuned to WWJ Newsradio 950 for the latest forecast during traffic and weather, every 10 minutes on the 8s. See live, local radar at this link; and check for accidents on local freeways here.

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