16 semis, several cars collide on I-94

Many semi-trucks and passenger vehicles collided on I-94 near Hartford, Jan. 27, 2014. (photo courtesy Michigan State Police)
Many semi-trucks and passenger vehicles collided on I-94 near Hartford, Jan. 27, 2014. (photo courtesy Michigan State Police)

HARTFORD, Mich. (WOOD) –At least 16 semi-trucks and several passenger vehicles collided on I-94 in Van Buren County — an incident that closed a portion of the highway for six hours Monday.

Many semi-trucks and passenger vehicles collided on I-94 near Hartford, Jan. 27, 2014. (photo courtesy Michigan State Police)
Many semi-trucks and passenger vehicles collided on I-94 near Hartford, Jan. 27, 2014. (photo courtesy Michigan State Police)

Blowing snow and an icy road contributed to the wrecks between Hartford and Watervliet late Monday afternoon.

One person was critically injured, and several others suffered minor injuries, according to Michigan State Police.

Many semi-trucks and passenger vehicles collided on I-94 near Hartford, Jan. 27, 2014. (photo courtesy Michigan State Police)
Many semi-trucks and passenger vehicles collided on I-94 near Hartford, Jan. 27, 2014. (photo courtesy Michigan State Police)

MSP warns drivers to use “extreme caution” on I-94 between Paw Paw and Watervliet. They say the highway can become dangerous due to whiteout conditions.

Police also remind drivers to watch carefully for troopers policing crashes and use caution.

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