US-131 reopens near Wayland after crash involving semi

A multi-vehicle crash on SB US-131 near Wayland on March 17, 2107. (Photo courtesy: Mary Beth Champrenault)

DORR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A portion of US-131 in Allegan County has reopened hours after a multi-vehicle crash involving a semi.

A semi-truck jackknifed on southbound US-131 near Wayland around 10 a.m. Friday. Three vehicles then slid into the semi.

Allegan County Sheriff Frank Baker said initial reports are that there were only minor injuries.

Although police did not say what caused the semi to jackknife, the road was snow-covered at the time of the crash.

Southbound US-131 was closed at 142nd Avenue, which is exit 68, in Dorr Township for about three hours on Friday. All lanes reopened around 1 p.m.