BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — A portion of westbound I-94 was closed for hours after a crash involving a car and semi-truck Saturday morning.
Battle Creek police officers responded to the accident and tell 24 Hour News 8 the semi was traveling west on I-94 when the operator lost control due to icy road conditions, crossed the median and struck the passenger vehicle which was headed east on I-94.
Westbound I-94 at Helmer Road, exit 95, was closed for hours while crews worked to clear roadway, but was reopened around 4 p.m. Saturday, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation.
A medical helicopter was called to the scene to transport the driver of the passenger vehicle.
Battle Creek police report the driver of that vehicle suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries.
BCPD is urging drivers to use extra caution on the slippery roads.
The accident remains under investigation.