SB US-31 in Muskegon reopens after multi-vehicle crash

Authorities investigating a crash on US-31 at Apple Avenue near Muskegon on Dec. 20, 2016.


MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) — Southbound US-31 at Apple Avenue, M-46, in Muskegon has reopened after a multi-vehicle crash

Police say shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday a vehicle merging onto southbound US-31 from Apple Avenue lost control and struck a semi-truck pulling a double trailer. The semi then hit the Apple Avenue overpass. A third vehicle was also struck by the semi.

Injuries were reported, and the semi driver is still being evaluated by medical staff, according to a Muskegon Police Department news release.

The semi was carrying a load of gravel which spilled across US-31.

Michigan Department of Transportation inspectors have determined there was no damage to the Apple Avenue overpass.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Muskegon Police Department at 231.724.6750 or Silent Observer at 231.722.7463.