1 killed in wrong-way crash on US-131 near Rockford

Authorities on scene of a crash on US-131 near 10 Mile Road in Plainfield Township on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017.


PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — One person was killed in a wrong-way crash involving a charter bus on US-131 near Rockford.

It happened around 5 a.m. Friday on northbound US-131 near 10 Mile Road in Plainfield Township.

Michigan State Police told 24 Hour News 8 that a car was going the wrong way on northbound US-131 when it collided with the bus.

Troopers said the wrong-way driver was killed. The driver of the bus was the occupant at the time of the crash and is expected to be OK.

The right lane of northbound US-131 at 10 Mile Road was closed for more than three hours but has since reopened.

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