Semi-truck jackknifes on US-131 in GR

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Northbound US-131 was shut down for a time Tuesday in downtown Grand Rapids after a semi-truck jackknifed.

The wreck, which involved an Ace Hardware semi-truck, happened around 1:20 p.m. on the S Curve, just north of the Wealthy Street exit.

The Ace Hardware semi-truck that jackknifed on the S Curve in downtown Grand Rapids. Photo courtesy: Perry Sutton. (Aug. 19, 2014)
(Photo courtesy: Perry Sutton. (Aug. 19, 2014)

Crews were able to move the semi-truck to the highway’s shoulder to allow traffic to begin to flow through.

It’s unclear what caused the wreck.

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