Semis involved in crash on I-96 near Marne

Wright Township crash on I-96
Emergency vehicles line eastbound Interstate 96 in Wright Township were multiple crashes were reported. (Nov. 9, 2016)

WRIGHT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Eastbound I-96 near Marne was shut down for a time Wednesday afternoon after crashes involving multiple semi-trucks.

Wright Township crash on I-96
A crash involving semi-trucks on eastbound Interstate 96 in Wright Township. (Nov. 9, 2016)

The closure happened just before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday on I-96 at the 22 mile marker, located in Wright Township.

Ottawa County dispatchers say two semi-trucks and one vehicle were involved in one of the crashes, which happened between 24th and 16th avenues.

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About 10 minutes later, the Michigan Department of Transportation tweeted the freeway was closed because of multiple crashes. One lane reopened before 5:30 p.m.

It’s unclear if anyone is injured.