Crash causes traffic backup on US-131 in Grand Rapids

No word yet on whether anyone was hurt on crash near Pearl Street

US-131 crash
The scene of a crash on northbound US-131 near Pearl Street in Grand Rapids. (March 27, 2016)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A crash caused a traffic backup on northbound US-131 through downtown Grand Rapids on Sunday afternoon.

The multi-vehicle crash happened around 3:30 p.m. in the area of Pearl Street. All three northbound lanes were backed up well past Wealthy Street.

Traffic backed up on northbound US-131 in Grand Rapids due to a multi-vehicle crash. (March 27, 2016)
Traffic backed up on northbound US-131 due to the crash.

It took about 20 minutes for wreckers to move the vehicles involved in the crash, which freed up one lane for passing cars. All lanes reopened about 45 minutes after the crash.

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There is no word on whether anyone was hurt in the crash.

The cause of the wreck was also not known Sunday.

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